Vocabulary in context.
This part of the test is about your understanding of vocabulary.
Shades of meaning.
You will need to assess and understand the shades of meaning that can exist between words.
Ideas and concepts in context.
Understanding complex written material and your ability to assimilate the information.
How opinions are expressed.
You will need to appreciate that in the passage there will probably be more than one opinion expressed and you need to be able to differentiate between them.
and other factual information.
The passages are about educational issues and they demonstrate the kind of material that teachers are expected to be able to handle on a daily basis.