KET Reading & Writing

The Cambridge English: Key Reading and Writing paper has nine parts and different types of texts and questions. Parts 1–5 are about reading and Parts 6–9 are mainly about writing.

Reading and Writing are taken together - 70 minutes

  1. Reading part 1: signs and short texts
  2. Reading part 2: gapped sentences
  3. Reading part 3: conversations with multiple choice questions
  4. Reading part 4: long text with multiple choice questions
  5. Reading part 5: text with multiple choice gaps
  1. Writing part 1: word completion
  2. Writing part 2: text with gaps
  3. Writing part 3: fill in a form

The Reading and Writing parts have 56 questions and are worth 50% of the total score for the exam.

How to prepare for KET Reading and Writing