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Reading and Use of English sample test
Listening sample test
Writing sample test
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Reading and Use of English answer key
Listening answer key
There is no answer key for the Writing Paper, but there are sample answers and examiner comments on the relevant pages of the Cambridge English: Advanced Handbook.
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