An advanced reader handles these processes automatically (i.e. quickly and perhaps without being fully aware of it) and is thereby able to focus on the text's content, central ideas and messages, without having to spend time figuring out the meaning of words, etc.

To have sufficient time to complete all questions, it is necessary to choose appropriate reading strategies. Sometimes you need to read quickly, selectively and efficiently to identify specific information in a text. You need to be able to both scan and skim as well as read carefully and thoroughly in order to fully understand the reasoning within the text.

All reading assignments undergo an extensive test on both native speakers and learners of Swedish. The test length has been deemed as sufficient for test takers who have the reading skills required to complete university studies.