PTE Academic listening fill in the blanks practice 13

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PTE Academic listening fill in the blanks

 

Audio 1

1.Australia’s lowest paid workers have received a $15.80 ……………to their weekly pay.

There are currently 1.86 million workers on the …………….wage, and the increase falls below the $30 a week rise the Australian Council of Trade Unions wanted, but above the $7.90 to $10.50 business groups ………………for.

The rise …………………….a 2.4 per cent rise to $672.70 a week, starting from July 1. That’s $17.70 an hour.

Audio 2

2.Groups of renters could share a “garden” of solar panels and the technology would be ……………………………..in public housing and aged-care homes in a $98.7 million Labor push to bring the “solar revolution” to those who do not own their homes.

The details came as the Greens ………………..a plan to double the number of paid fire fighters to battle extreme bushfires, saying …………………….energy is important but the effects of global warming are already being felt.

Fairfax Media polling this month showed two-thirds of voters believe the federal government is doing “not very much” or “nothing at all” to…………… climate change,  and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s ……………………to policies of the former Abbott administration has been interpreted as a trigger for a fall in his popular appeal ahead of the July 2 election.

Audio 3

  1. Australia’s education funding model is so ……………………..that simply pumping billions of extra dollars into the system will not reverse the ………………….class divide between our schools, a new report has found.

Mid-range private school students are on ……………..to receive approximately $1000 more federal and state government funding than comparable average government school students by 2020, based on …………………..funding trends from 2009 to 2014, according to a provocative new report by Centre for Policy Development.

The first two years of the Gonski funding started to flow in some states from 2014.

The findings have been described as “diabolical” by ………………………..from the centre, a think tank focused on social justice and the environment.

 

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4 thoughts on “PTE Academic listening fill in the blanks practice 13

  1. 1. Bust, minimum, lobby, represent
    2. Encouraging, announce, renewable, combat, hearing.
    3. Dysfunction, wide, tracked, nation, analysts.

    1. Answers
      1.boost , minimum , lobbied , represents
      2. encouraged , announced , renewable , combat , adherence
      3. dysfunctional , widening , track , nationwide , analysts

    1. 1.boost , minimum , lobbied , represents
      2. encouraged , announced , renewable , combat , adherence
      3. dysfunctional , widening , track , nationwide , analysts

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