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OCTOBER 14-15, 2016, EMIRATES BALLROOM, CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL HAMDAN, ABU DHABI, UAE

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Sheikh Zayed Road.O. The Listening test is the same for both IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training modules. ability to understand the opinions and attitudes of speakers. +9714 3529860 +9714 2634667 www. monologues and conversations by a range of native speakers.  You will listen to four recorded texts. Box: 238482 Suite B1905. ability to understand the purpose of what is said and ability to follow the development of ideas.ae P.retoeve nts.  These include questions which test the ability to understand main ideas and detailed factual information. and you will have an extra 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet. Dubai . Latifa Towers. and write their answers to a series of questions.IELTS LISTENING TEST  The IELTS Listening test will take about 30 minutes.

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