IELTS Reading Sample (Academic) #9

Reading Tip: Classification

1) Skim the text to get a general idea of the content.
2) Look for key words and phrases in the statements and find the same idea in the text. Also find the names in the text.
3) Read carefully to see which person is being referred to. Match each statement to the correct person.

Questions 1-9

Classify the following statements as referring to

A Charlie Moore
B Lewis Williams
C Emily Cope

Write the appropriate letters A, B or C in boxes 1-9 on your answer sheet.

1British people don't appreciate art because they don't see enough art around them all the time.

2British museums aim to appeal to popular tastes in art.

3The average Englishman likes the works of Turner and Constable.

4Britain, like every other country, has its own view of what art is.

5In Britain, interest in art is mainly limited to traditional forms such as representational painting.

6British art has always been affected by other cultures.

7Galleries in other countries are of better quality that those in Britain.

8People are not raised to appreciate art.

9The British have a limited knowledge of art.

Questions 10-12

Choose the correct letter, A, B, C or D.

10Many British artists

11'Classic' art can be described as

12In Spain, people probably enjoy modern art because

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