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IELTS READING – COLLECTING AS A HOBBY S22AT2

IELTS READING S22AT2

COLLECTING AS A HOBBY

Many forms of collecting have been dignified with a technical name: an archtophilist collects teddy bears, a philatelist collects postage stamps, and a deltiologist collects postcards. Amassing hundreds or even thousands of postcards, chocolate wrappers, or whatever, takes time, energy, and money that could surely to much more productive use. And yet there are millions of collectors around the world. Why do they do it?

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IELTS READING – WHAT’S THE PURPOSE OF GAINING KNOWLEDGE? S22AT3

IELTS READING S22AT3

WHAT’S THE PURPOSE OF GAINING KNOWLEDGE?

A. ‘I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any subject’ That was the founders motto for Cornell University, and it seems an apt characterization of the different university, also in the USA, where I currently teach philosophy. A student can prepare for a career in resort management, engineering, interior design, accounting, music, law enforcement, you name it. Q27 But what would the founders of these two institutions have thought of a course called Arson for Profit’? I kid you not: we have it on the books. Any undergraduates who have met the academic requirements can sign up for the course in our program in Q33fire science’.

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IELTS READING – The Cork Oak Tree (Quercus suber) S22ACT1

IELTS READING  S22ACT1

The Cork Oak Tree (Quercus suber)

Q1 Cork – the thick bark of the cork oak tree (Quercus suber) – is a remarkable material. It is tough, elastic, buoyant, and fire-resistant, and suitable for a wide range of purposes. It has also been used for millennia: the ancient Egyptians sealed their sarcophagi (stone coffins) with cork, while the ancient Greeks and Romans used it for anything from beehives to sandals.

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IELTS READING – Why zoos are good S21AT2

 

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Why zoos are good

Scientist David Hone makes the case for zoos

A. In my view, Q18 it is perfectly possible for many species of animals living in zoos or wildlife parks to have a quality of life as high as, or higher than, in the wildQ17 Animals in good zoos get a varied and high-quality diet with all the supplements required,

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