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Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 4 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 4 – Answers

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 4 – PASSAGE 1   1 – 2.Early humans used a material called 1…………………. to make the sharp points of their 2……………….. Key words: early humans, sharp points In the first paragraph, the author mentioned that “From our earliest origins, man has been making use of glass. Historians have discovered that a type of natural glass – obsidian – … was first used as tips for spears”. “From our earliest origins” can be understood as “early humans”,…

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Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 3 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 3 – Answers

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 3 – PASSAGE 1   Paragraph A The first paragraph is about the inhospitable environment of the Galapagos Islands and explains that “the islands were colonised by one or more tortoises from mainland South America”. There is no heading about the environment. “Colonise” can be considered the same as “populate”. Moreover, the author claims “This inhospitable environment is home to the giant Galapagos tortoise.” Hence, “one or more tortoises from mainland South America” populated the islands. Heading v is most appropriate for…

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Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 2 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 2 – Answers

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 2 – PASSAGE 1   a reference to characteristics that only apply to food production Keywords: characteristics, only, food production We have to find paragraphs which contain information about “food production”. We can seethis phrase (food production) in paragraph A and paragraph E. In paragraph E, “foodproduction” is just mentioned as an example of the benefits of public welfare programmes,while in paragraph A, we can see the first sentence: “Two things distinguish food productionfrom all other productive…

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Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 1 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 1 – Answers

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 1 – PASSAGE 1   The cork oak has the thickest bark of any living tree. Key words: thickest bark In paragraph 1 and paragraph 2, the author mentioned the thick bark of the cork oak tree as “a remarkable material” and “its bark grows up to 20 cm in thickness”. This information does not mean that it is “the thickest bark of any living tree”. In addition, in True/ False/ Not given tasks, the questions…

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