The Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) test assesses your reading and writing skills. Both of these skills are all about communication, something you’ve probably done plenty of in life.
The RLA section of the GED includes three different topics:
- Reading for Meaning
- Identifying and Creating Arguments
- Grammar and Language
The RLA test assesses your ability to understand what you read and how to write clearly.
Format of the RLA Test
There are three sections on the GED Language Arts test. The entire test takes 150 minutes with a 10-minute break between sections two and three. There will be one written essay (extended response), which you will have 45 minutes to complete.
There are also different question types including multiple-choice, drag and drop, select an area and drop down.
How to Prepare
There are many ways to prepare for the RLA test. Start by logging in to your account and checking out our free GED Language Arts study guide that will help familiarize you with what to expect on the test.
If you need more practice, GED Flash offers thousands of interactive practice questions that you can access anytime, anywhere.
Lastly, once you’re feeling confident, take the GED Ready practice test to see how likely you are to pass the real test!