Are you an upper intermediate (CEFR level B2) learner of English? This section offers reading practice to help you understand texts with a wide vocabulary where you may need to consider the writer's opinion. Texts include articles, reports, messages, short stories and reviews.

Each lesson has a preparation task, a reading text and two tasks to check your understanding and to practise a variety of reading skills. Make a start today.

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24

Read a review of the film 'A Plastic Ocean' to practise and improve your reading skills.

19

Read a section from a short story to practise and improve your reading skills.

4

Read an email from a friend you haven't heard from for a long time to practise and improve your reading skills.

7

Read a scientific article about asteroids to practise and improve your reading skills.

10

Read an article about the different cultural expectations of a leader to practise and improve your reading skills.

15

Read a conversation by instant messages to practise and improve your reading skills.

3

Read a report on millennials in the workplace to practise and improve your reading skills.

4

Read about how the film Star Wars follows a pattern found in myths to practise and improve your reading skills.

2

Read about the Buy Nothing movement and answer the questions to practise and improve your reading skills.

5

Read about the sharing economy to practise and improve your reading skills.

14

Read a civil engineering article about why bridges fall to practise and improve your reading skills.

11

Read what four people have to say about their working hours to practise and improve your reading skills.