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Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents, 3rd Edition

This online edition of the official handbook - Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residenst" contains all the information that you need to pass the official life in the UK test. You must read and understand the contents of this book in order to prepare for the test. The latest (3rd) edition of the book was introduced in 2013 and will remain valid for 2017 and consequent years. It requires an understanding of the English language at English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry Level 3 to read and understand the material. We strongly recommend reading the book at least once and completing all available practice tests to pass the test with ease.

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