fill in the blanks listening and writing pte 3

fill in the blanks listening and writing pte 3

fill in the blanks listening and writing pte 3

After listening to the recording, type the missing word in each gap. Each recording will be between 40-90 seconds longs. To fill the correct words, you should listen to the recording properly and type answers correctly.

During listening, don’t bother with spellings when filling initially. Just make sure you quickly capture the word and staying in the same text as the recording. Try not to lag behind or go too ahead. Once you are done filing all the blanks quickly revisit them and correct any spelling errors.

a) Listen carefully to the recording and and fill in the blanks (1 to 4)

The next topic is going to be black holes, and this is a similar situation. Fifteen, twenty years ago black holes were sort of poised ……………1……………. on the boundary between theoretical physics and science fiction. A boundary that is more ………….2………….. than you might believe. But again, in the past fifteen years or so this has been converted into a standard topic in observational ………….3………….. There are dozens, probably hundreds of objects we can point to in the sky and say, “yes those things are black holes.” And so now, the current topic of research is do these things that we are pretty sure are black holes actually behave in the incredibly ………….4………… science fiction manner that the theoretical physicists have been talking about for the past thirty or forty years. So, to what extent are these very exotic behaviors actually ……………….5……………….. in real life?

 


b) Listen carefully to the recording and and fill in the blanks (1 to 4)

In 1962, an English political scientist and …………1…………… by the name Bernard Crick wrote a short and very polemical and …………2……………. little book called In Defense of Politics and by politics Crick meant a distinctive type of human activity where ………….3…………….. of interests among groups are adjudicated by discussion, persuasion and debate rather than by force or by………….4………….

 


c) Listen carefully to the recording and and fill in the blanks (1 to 4)

k) Now, the emergence of …………1………… medicine marked a transition, a transformation, from something that had preceded it, and that I hope won’t be confusing. But from the middle of the eighteenth century, more or less, until the closing decade of the nineteenth century, there had been an older tradition that can be ………..2……….. under the label of “disease of the tropics.” And there were a couple of classic statements of this older tradition. One was a work, an important work, by James Lind, and eighteenth century ………..3……….. , who wrote “An Essay on Diseases Incidental to Europeans in Hot Climates,” and this was built on the experiences of Europeans in the West Indies. And then there was another work by James Johnson called “The Influence of Tropical Climates on European ……….4……………” built on the experience of Europeans in India.

 


d) Listen carefully to the recording and and fill in the blanks (1 to 4)

L) Demand for this exotic fabric eventually, created the ……….1………. trade route now known as the Silk Road, taking silk westward and bringing gold, silver and ……….2………. to the East. IT was named the Silk Road after its most precious ……..3………. which was considered to be worth more than gold. The Silk Road stretched over 6,000 ……….4………. from Eastern China to the Mediterrranean Sea, following the Great Wall of China, climbing the Pamir mountain ………..5………. crossing modern-day Afghanistan and going on to the Middle East, with a major trading market in Damascus.

 


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