Invisible man read aloud PTE practice 45
Look at the text below. In 40 seconds, you must read this text aloud as naturally and as clearly as possible. You have 40 seconds to read aloud.
Dr. Kemp was a man of a generous disposition. When he found Griffin totally exhausted, drained out and sleepy, he did not take a minute to decide to give up his bedroom in favor of his guest. He promised not to turn him in as he felt that Griffin was in a miserable condition and needed help. Dr. Kemp earnestly meant to keep his word. That is why when he arranged breakfast for two people in the morning, he made sure that none of the servants got to see Griffin.
All accounts in the papers painted Griffin as black, villainous, violent, and nasty tempered, but none of this infused Kemp with a sense of fear. He talked to him as normally as naturally as though he were any of his friends or acquaintances. He tried to understand his invisibility in a purely scientific manner and didn’t let any superstitions or apprehensions bias him.
An excited and intrigued Kemp left Griffin all by himself in his bedroom and came to the dining room. Here, he walked up and down, immersed in deep thought. Engrossed he smoked cigars and tried to understand Griffin invisibility. He scanned all the newspapers trying to gather details about the Invisible Man. The newspapers gave an account of the Invisible Man’s activities at Iping and port store.
During Kemp’s tenure as secretary of state, his office was affected by several accusations and controversies. In 2015, Kemp’s office distributed the social security numbers and dates of birth of over 6.2 million Georgia voters. Kemp was the only secretary of state to reject help from th U.S.Depatment of Homeland Security to guard against Russian interference.
In a ruling on the matter, Judge Totenberg criticized Kemp for having “delayed in grappling with the heightened critical cybersecurity issues of our era posed [by] the state’s dated, vulnerable voting system” and said the system “poses a concrete risk of alteration of ballot counts.” In December 2018, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution found that Kemp made the hacking claims without any evidence to support the allegations
On March 6, 2019, it was revealed that Brian Kemp and his successor as Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger are both under investigation by the House Oversight and Reform Committee for allegations of voter suppression in the 2018 election. Elijah Cummings will oversee the investigation as chairman of the committee. Kemp was given until March 20, 2019, to comply with document requests or face a subpoena
Kemp provoked controversy with a series of video campaign ads in which he set off an explosive device. posed surrounded by rifles equipped with assault-style vertical forward grips, made threats of kidnapping illegal immigrants, and held a shotgun in the direction of a young man playing someone interested in dating one of Kemp’s daughters.
The lack of proper gun safety in handling the shotgun in the “Jake” ad attracted criticism from the National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence, which said that the ad “delivers a message perpetuating domestic violence and misogyny while modeling egregiously unsafe behavior,” and prompted criticism that the ad depicted irresponsible handling of guns. Kemp’s supporters, by contrast, viewed the campaign ad as a “lighthearted portrayal of a protective, gun-wielding Southern father vetting a potential suitor” and Kemp dismissed the criticism, telling critics to “Get over it