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The article “Assessment Techniques for ESP students’ reading skills” depicts various types of reading used at ESP lessons as well as the aims and the necessity of using evaluation system for reading skill. As teaching ESP students implies working with texts most of the time of the lesson, the developing students’ reading competence becomes vital. This implies the usage of adequate evaluation system for ESP students’ reading skills. Moreover, based on ESP materials and taking into account certain reading techniques, such as skimming, scanning, intensive or extensive one, a teacher should choose the best way of evaluating students’ foreign language reading competence. Hence, to help teachers in compiling and using appropriate reading tests, some criteria for defining the level of ESP students’ reading competence and task designing are described with the examples of test exercises on the ESP text for psychologists. Methods, described in the article, provide the reader with the information when and how to use assessment materials reached and how far the ESP course was beneficial for them. Everything touched in the article could be fruitful for other ESP teachers and scholars to implement in their further work with their students.