Cambridge English: First ( FCE) Reading

Difficulty level: B2 /Upper Intermediate

What is the FCE Reading test like?
The test has three sections and takes 60 minutes:

  1. Part 1 - text with 8 multiple choice questions, test 2
  2. Part 2 - text with 7 sentences mising, test 2
  3. Part 3 - multiple matching, 15 questions, test 2
Score 2 points for each question in parts 1 & 2
Score 1 point for each question in part 3


How to prepare for the FCE Reading test

  • Read widely. The texts used in the FCE reading can be: newspaper and magazine articles, reports, fiction, advertisements, correspondence, informational material (brochures, guides, etc.)
  • Read the instructions carefully before you start
  • Read all the text before you answer any questions



FCE Reading test 1