Ancient Egypt and Copyright Slater

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INTRODUCTION UNIT 2 READING
The IELTS Reading Test Instructions for Test Practice Reading Test 1 Reading Test 2 Reading Test 3 Reading Test 4 Reading Test 5 Reading Test 6 Fast Track Reading Learn from your mistakes How can I improve? Tips from test-takers Sample Answer Page (Listening and Reading) 2 3 4 18 30 42 54 66 79 81 82 84 85 86

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Answer Key: Listening

IELTS PRACTICE TESTS

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COMPLETE READING TESTS

Topics that are interesting, durable and even controversial have been favoured for inclusion. The aim has been to encourage critical thinking and discussion in IELTS preparation classrooms. All three tests are at a level comparable to the actual IELTS but the later tests pose a slightly higher level of challenge than
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The research also confirms, for the first time, that dogs are descended only from wolves and do not share DNA with coyotes or jackals. The fact that our companionship with dogs now appears to go back at least 100,000 years means that this partnership may have played an important part in the development of human hunting techniques that developed 70,000 to 90,000 years ago. It also may even have affected the brain development in both species. The Australian veterinarian David Paxton suggests that in that period of first contact, people did not so much domesticate wolves as wolves domesticated people. Wolves may have started living at the edge of human settlements as scavengers, eating scraps of food and waste. Some learned to live with human beings in a mutually helpful way and gradually evolved into dogs. At the very least, they would have protected human settlements, and given warnings by barking at anything approaching. The wolves that evolved into dogs have been enormously successful in evolutionary terms. They are found everywhere in the inhabited world, hundreds of millions of them. The descendants of the wolves that remained wolves are now sparsely distributed, often in endangered populations.

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