An 11 plus English comprehension exercise requires students to read a passage and answer questions that demonstrate their understanding of it.
Some 11 plus English exams require students to write an essay or short story within a limited time frame – often between 20 and 30 minutes.
Reading can have a huge impact on a student’s 11 plus success as it can help improve vocabulary, spelling and comprehension skills.
Developing a wide vocabulary is an essential part of the 11 plus preparation process.
Our list of 11 plus book recommendations is here to inspire your child’s reading.
Looking to boost your child’s English skills in preparation for the 11 plus exam? Our collection of free 11 plus English practice papers is here to help!
Comprehension skills are at the heart of 11 plus and Common Entrance exams. Comprising of 20% of comprehension questions, inference questions are an essential element of standard comprehension section of contemporary multi-discipline 11 plus exams and Common Entrance exams. Each exercise tests a child’s ability to interpret and extrapolate information from descriptions in the text.View
This 11 plus English book provides practice for fact-finding style questions. Comprehension skills are at the heart of 11 plus and Common Entrance exams and approximately 80% of questions in exams focus on fact-finding. The questions in this book are designed to test a child’s ability to extract explicitly stated information from the text to answer questions.View