PTE Academic listening filling blanks practice 16 - PTE Academic study guide

PTE Academic listening filling blanks practice 16

filling blanks practice

PTE Academic listening filling blanks

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1.Tax dodging by multinationals means Australia misses out on $6 billion in annual …………..that could have otherwise been spent on …………..public services such as hospitals and schools, according to a report from Oxfam.

The report, The Hidden Billions – How tax havens ……………..lives at home and abroad, says multinationals companies operating in Australia use low-tax or no-tax nations to …………………paying tax locally.

It says Australian-based multinationals use “tax havens” that cost Australia $6 billion in lost tax revenue………….., and developing countries an estimated $US2.3 billion ($2.8 billion) every year.

Taxes , revenue ,required , essential ,implies, impact , avoid ,annually ,yearly

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2.Keen to push Queensland’s comparable housing affordability, Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ………………a new First Home Owner Grant will form part of next week’s budget.

Speaking at a Queensland Media Club luncheon, Mr Pitt said the First Home Owner scheme would be ……………..from $15,000 to $20,000 for buyers of their first newly………………. property under $750,000.

The scheme will run for 12 months from July 1 as the government looks to boost the construction industry in the midst of ……………..confidence in the building sector.

constructed ,Demanded , announced , boosted , falling, living

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3.Touring flood-affected Tasmania, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has ……………that natural disasters will become more severe as climate change worsens and …………..the need for greater mitigation measures to protect against the……………………….

Mr Turnbull cautioned against ……………..any single weather event to global warming but said local Devonport families who have been in the area for ……………………know it “better than anyone” that there has not previously been flooding of the scale experienced in recent days.

Wanted ,Warned , emphasised ,stressed, consequences , attributing , generations ,execration

 

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