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Course SummaryIf you need to prepare for the ASSET Reading Skills Test, our informative and user-friendly study guide course can help. Each short lesson is accompanied by a multiple-choice quiz that tests your understanding so you can study wisely and get a great score on test day.
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About The Course
This course is designed to help you refresh your reading and comprehension skills in preparation for the questions on the ASSET Reading Skills Test. The chapters enable you to strengthen your ability to extract meaning from many different types of texts, and how to interpret what you have read so that you can draw well-founded conclusions and make sound inferences based upon it. The course includes the following material:
- Comprehending written text and extracting meaning from context
- How to analyze fiction and nonfiction material
- How to make inferences and draw conclusions from text
- Useful strategies for test-taking
About the ASSET Reading Skills Test
The ASSET Reading Skills Test measures how well you are able to read, comprehend and base conclusions and inferences on written material. It also evaluates your ability to take what you have read and reason beyond it. The test consists of 24 multiple-choice questions and has a 25-minute time limit.You will be asked to read three short passages and answer eight questions about each of them. Half the questions measure reasoning ability, while the other half look at referring skills.
ASSET Reading Skills Test Registration and Preparation
Most universities and colleges give the ASSET Reading Skills tests to freshman students at or shortly after orientation. You should contact the registrar at your chosen college or university, or the college or university nearest you, for specific information on how to register, where to go and what you should have with you. The school can also provide you with dates, times, and will be able to tell you whether or not you must pay a fee.
Preparation becomes an easy and painless matter using the lessons in each chapter of our study guide. Our video lessons are brightly-written and well-presented. A quiz follows each lesson, and each chapter has a test that you can take to measure your progress and retention of the material. Use the dashboard feature to keep track of your work and stay organized and feel free to contact our instructors whenever you need help.
ASSET Reading Skills Test Scoring and Score Reports
You cannot pass or fail the ASSET Reading Skills test. A report of your performance on the exam is available to you immediately, and may be self-scored, machine-scored or scored via a micro-computer database system, according to your preference.
ASSET: Reading Skills Test
Total questions: 24
Time to complete: 25 minutes
Exam topics covered: Reading comprehension, extracting meaning from text and thinking beyond the text to form inferences and answer questions.
What you'll study: Fiction and non-fiction analysis, how to interpret texts for meaning, use of context to extract meaning, test-taking strategies and more.
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