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English Reading Comprehension Quizzes and Tests for ESL EFL

English reading comprehension quizzes and tests for beginning, intermediate, upper and advanced level ESL EFL English classes and learners.

Angel Investors
Advanced level Business English reading focusing on terminology and situations related to investments.

Presedential Elections - Reading Comprehension
Reading comprehension for ESL learners focusing on presedential elections. Key vocabulary list provided, as well as follow-up comprehension quiz.

Social Networking Sites
Reading comprehension for ESL learners focusing on the growth of social networking sites. Key vocabulary list provided, as well as follow-up comprehension quiz.

Business English - Happy Shareholders
Business English dialogue with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Business English - Discussing Ideas at a Meeting
Business English dialogue with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Business English - Looking for a Bookkeeper
Business English dialogue with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Business English - Funds Transfer and Deposits
Business English dialogue with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Business English - Tomorrow's Meeting
Business English dialogue with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Business English - Placing an Order
Business English dialogue with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Business English - Sales Terminology
Business English dialogue with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Taking an Order
Intermediate level English reading focusing on vocabulary used in restaurants with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

A Drink at the Bar
Intermediate level English reading comprehension focusing on vocabulary associated with working in a bar with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Cleaning Staff
Intermediate level English focusing on the service industry with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Dialogue: Interview in a Shopping Mall
Reading comprehension with follow up multiple choice quiz. This reading focuses on the superlative form.

Dialogue: The Presentation
Dialogue for roleplay with follow up multiple choice quiz. This reading focuses on the present perfect.

Oregon Weather Forecast
Dialogue for roleplay with follow up multiple choice quiz. This reading focuses on the future with will for making predictions.

Dialogue: What were you doing?
Dialogue for roleplay with follow up multiple choice quiz. This reading focuses on the combined use of the past continuous and past simple.

Dialogue: The City and The Country
Dialogue for roleplay with follow up multiple choice quiz. This reading focuses on the use of the comparative form.

Advanced Reading Comprehension - Joseph Pulitzer
Advanced level reading comprehension with difficult vocabulary explained and comprehension quiz based on the biography of Joseph Pulitzer.

Reported Speech Reading Comprehension
The combined reported speech and reading comprehension exercise is ideal of high intermediate to advanced level ESL English classes.

Comprehension Dialogues - Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
ESL Reading Comprehension Dialogues for Speaking and Reading Comprehension Practice - Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level quizzes with target structures and language functions for speaking practice as well as follow-up comprehension quizzes.

A Secretary's Desk
Reading comprehension describing a typical secretary's desk and work. This short comprehension is followed by a 'true or false' quiz.

A Shop Worker's Desk
Reading comprehension describing a typical shop worker's desk and work. This short comprehension is followed by a gap fill text completion quiz.

Applying for a Job - Reading Comprehension
Reading comprehension for lower intermediate level students focusing on matching a number of job advertisments to the appropriate applicants.

Australia: Missing Word Quiz
Fill in the missing word in this reading excerpt about Australia. This type of examination exercise is common to upper level English examinations such as Cambridge Examinations' First Certificate, CAE and Proficiency exams, as well as for the vocabulary section of the TOEFL examination.

Book Review: "The Language Instinct"
"The Language Instinct" by Steven Pinker provides an interesting and provocative look at how we acquire our language skills. His humorous style makes this book well worth reading for both teachers and advanced level students.

Canada: Missing Word Quiz
Fill in the missing word in this reading excerpt about Canada. This type of examination exercise is common to upper level English examinations such as Cambridge Examinations' First Certificate, CAE and Proficiency exams, as well as for the vocabulary section of the TOEFL examination.

Check Cashing - Deposit Policies
Intermediate level business English reading comprehension with follow quiz concerning check cashing and deposit policies.

Christmas Reading: "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"
Reading comprehension based on the traditional "'Twas The Night Before Christmas" by Clement C. Moore

Dialogue Reading Comprehension: A Holiday in Italy
This reading focuses on a discussion of a recent holiday in Italy.

Dialogue Reading Comprehension: Client Problems
This reading focuses on problems with an excellent client in a manufacturing company.

Dialogue Reading Comprehension: Directions to the Museum
This reading focuses on giving directions to the museum.

Financial Profile
Intermediate level business English reading comprehension with follow quiz concerning the financial profile of a computer company.

Financial Services
Intermediate level business English reading comprehension with follow quiz concerning a financial services company advertising its client services.

Finding Pen Pals - Reading Comprehension
Reading comprehension for lower intermediate level students focusing on matching a number of people looking for pen pals to the appropriate partners.

Introduction to Poetic Devices
Understanding poetry in any language is challenging, here is basic introduction to poetic devices used in poetry written in English (as well as other languages).

My Friend Peter - Reading Comprehension
Beginning level reading comprehension focusing on nationalities and countries. This reading comprehension is followed by a 10 question 'multiple choice' and 'true or false' quiz.

My Office
Short reading comprehension about the common objects to be found in an office. Includes follow up quiz questions and a short vocabulary section.

Pronunciation Help (?): Fun Pronunciation Poem
"Once you've learned to correctly pronounce every word in the following poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world..."

Reading Comprehension: A New Office
Beginner level reading comprehension with follow up multiple choice quiz. This reading focuses on making offers and speaking about objects in an office.

Reading Comprehension: Cooking
Beginner level reading comprehension with follow up multiple choice quiz. This reading focuses on daily routines including cooking, and getting to work.

Reading Comprehension: Filling in a Form
Beginning level dialogue with follow up reading comprehension quiz focusing on basic personal information.

Reading Comprehension: Introductions
Beginning level English dialogue with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice.

Reading Comprehension: John F. Kennedy
Reading comprehension based on John F. Kennedy's 1961 inaugural speech.

Reading Comprehension: Telecommunication
Three intermediate level reading comprehension quizzes which focus on "Globalcall Communications". These reading comprehensions are rich in technological vocabulary and excellent practice for business English classes.

UK: Missing Word Quiz
Fill in the missing word in this reading excerpt about the UK. This type of examination exercise is common to upper level English examinations such as Cambridge Examinations' First Certificate, CAE and Proficiency exams, as well as for the vocabulary section of the TOEFL examination.

USA: Missing Word Quiz
Fill in the missing word in this reading excerpt about the USA. This type of examination exercise is common to upper level English examinations such as Cambridge Examinations' First Certificate, CAE and Proficiency exams, as well as for the vocabulary section of the TOEFL examination.

Great Vacations Gap Fill Quiz
We all love to go on vacation. This gap fill quiz focuses on vocabulary used to discuss different types of vacations and includes definitions for new terms.

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