PTE Speaking practice test 3 re tell lecture, repeat sentence
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.
Lines of latitude and longitude are used to locate places on the surface of the earth. Lines of latitude are imaginary lines drawn on the globe that run parallel to the equator from the north pole to the south pole. They are also called parallels. Global grid is the network formed by the interesting lines of latitude and the longitude. It is used to give the exact location of a place.
Lines of longitude mark the distance of a place east or west of the prime meridian. They are numbered from the prime meridian. The meridians are equal in length. The distance between any two meridians is not equal. The prime meridian and 180° longitude divide the earth into two hemispheres and the western hemisphere.
The International Date Line (IDL) roughly follows the 180° longitude. This line marks the place where the calendar date changes from one date to the next date. This line ensures that all parts of a country lying across the 180° longitude can maintain the same date and time. The IDL is not a straight line. It zig-zag over the seas to avoid cutting across countries.
Rotation and Revolution are two main movements of the earth. Rotation is the movement of the earth around its axis. Revolution is the movement of the earth around the sum along a fixed path. The rotation of the earth causes day and night. The part of the earth that faces the sun experiences day and while the earth is dark and experience night. The seasons are caused by the revolution of the earth and the tilt in the earth’s surface.
In summer, days are long and nights are short. In many places, rivers and lakes are run dry. While in winters, days are short and nights are long. In many places, snow falls. The spring weather is mild and pleasant. During spring, trees sprout new leaves. Autumn weather is pleasant. In this season, leaves change color and start falling from the trees.
Need is something that we cannot live without. For instance, air, water, and food, etc. While Wants are things that we would like to have but they are not necessary for our survival. So, we first should spend money on nutritious food. If we start spending lavishly on our wants, we will not have any money left to take care of our necessities.
In this task, you will hear a short sentence of approx. 8 to 14 words. You have to repeat these sentences as it is once the recording time starts. You have to speak it fluently, with proper pronunciation. This task hasn’t any preparation time. So, you have to speak immediately as you hear the sentence. Moreover, You can listen to the sentence only once. But, Here are some Repeat sentences for practice purpose. Also, the answers of these Repeat sentences are given below these audio clips.
1. The given line graph illustrates about earnings of young college grades vs college costs from 1991 to 2008. It is crystal clear from the picture that college costs increased sharply and reached more than 1.5 in 2008 which was just 1.0 in 1991. In conclusion, there was a sharp increase happened in college costs.
2. The given bar graph depicts information about the percentage of the population in urban areas in all over the world and some particular countries such as Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America remained maximum as compared to all other countries which were followed by Latin America and remained minimum in Africa. In conclusion, the overall world population increased rapidly in 2007 as compared to 1950.
3. The given pie chart represents information about various trends according to their popularity. These trends include name calling, hitting, spreading rumors, etc. Name calling is maximum than all of the others, which is followed by hitting and the minimum is weapon related. In conclusion, the given information describes its purpose briefly along with percentages.
4. The given map of India depicts information about Land use detail. It is crystal clear from this map that the maximum area of India is arable land and the west side of India is filled maximum with forest. in conclusion, particular things are higher in particular areas of India.
5. The given picture shows information about the life cycle process of an adult bee. It is crystal clear from the picture that it has various stages such as egg. larval stages, pupa and finally it becomes an adults bee.
You will hear a lecture. Please retell the lecture when it says recording. You will have 40 seconds to give your response.
1. The lecture was discussing the different types of hallucination. The speaker mentioned most of the people who are diagnosed by schizophrenia experiencing hallucination. The speaker explained that there are two types of hallucination including auditory or visual. He exemplified that auditory people may hear voices and sound around themselves and visible counterparts see movement in their peripheral. In the end, he concluded that experiencing both hallucinations is common in schizophrenia.
2. In the given lecture, the speaker was talking about infinite monkey theorem and technology. First and foremost the speaker mentioned, on a keyboard, a monkey will almost surely type a given text such as the complete work of William Shakespeare. It is a metaphor for an abstract device that produces random sequences. The speaker then discussed, without the devices, only given a pen and some papers they may only scratch on a paper.
3. In the given lecture, the speaker was talking about the welsh language. First and foremost, he mentioned Welsh is a Celtic language spoken in wales by about 7 lakhs & 40 thousand people. At the beginning of the 20th century, about half of the population of Wales spoke Welsh. But at the end of the century, this percentage of the Welsh speaker had fallen to 20%. In conclusion, he shed light on the welsh language.