PTE task Speaking task Read aloud task practice test 2
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The numbers on US student debt, after all, are truly staggering. The average 2015 US university graduate who took out loans to help pay for tuition enters the workforce with $35,000 in student debt.
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The insults and criticism were not unexpected. What was surprising was people’s enthusiasm about the competition. Thousands have participated in the discussion.
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Who do you think is the most glamorous person? A biotechnologist who led his company in international research, an ordinary welder who gained international research, an ordinary welder who gained international fame through his work, or a photographer complimented widely for a series of photos?
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In the photo, the wild cat’s huge paws are clamped onto the side of the white safari jeep in which Chappell was a passenger. Almost as tall as the Jeep on her legs, she appears to be forcing her muzzle into the back window.
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The office of Personnel Management was the target of the attack, but data from nearly every government agency was stolen. U.S. investigators say they believe Chinese hackers were behind the brench.
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While the Republication field is packed with male candidates, so far, some of the sharpest Clinton critiques have come from women.
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Global warming is defined as an increase in the average temperature of the earth’s atmosphere. This trend began in the middle of the 20th century and is one of the major environmental concerns of scientists and government officials worldwide. The changes in temperature result mostly from the effect of increased concentrations of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere.
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As far as politics go, the responses are just as varied. Mitigation is common and calls for a reduction of emissions and less reliance on fossil fuels. Coal burning power plants are now replaced with hydraulic power plants and electrical cars are replacing some gasoline efficient cars. Many people, however, feel that this is not enough.