PTE Academic listening filling blanks sample practice 24

filling blanks sample

PTE Academic listening filling blanks sample practice

 

Filling Blanks Sample Audio 1

The Gallipoli Campaign of 1915-16, also known as the Battle of Gallipoli or the Dardanelles……………….., was an unsuccessful attempt by the Allied Powers to control the sea route from Europe to Russia during World War I. The campaign began with a failed ………………  attack by British and French ships on the Dardanelles Straits in February-March 1915 and continued with a major land invasion of the Gallipoli ……………….. on April 25, involving British and French troops as well as divisions of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC). Lack of sufficient …………….and knowledge of the terrain, along with a fierce Turkish resistance, hampered the success of the invasion. By mid-October, Allied forces had suffered heavy …………………. and had made little headway from their initial landing sites. Evacuation began in December 1915, and was completed early the following January.

Filling Blanks Sample  Audio 2

With World War I stalled on the Western Front by 1915, the Allied Powers were debating going on the ……………. in another region of the conflict, rather than continuing with attacks in Belgium and France. Early that year, Russia’s Grand Duke Nicholas appealed to Britain for aid in ………………… a Turkish invasion in the Caucasus. (The Ottoman Empire had entered World War I on the side of the Central Powers, Germany and Austria-Hungary, by November 1914.) In response, the Allies decided to launch a naval ………………. to seize the Dardanelles Straits, a narrow passage connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara in northwestern Turkey. If successful, …………… of the straits would allow the Allies to link up with the Russians in the Black Sea, where they could work together to ……………..Turkey out of the war.

Filling Blanks Sample Audio 3

In the wake of the failed naval attack, preparations began for large scale troop landings on the Gallipoli Peninsula. British War ……………. Lord Kitchener appointed General Ian Hamilton as commander of British forces for the operation; under his command, troops from Australia, New Zealand and the French colonies …………….. with British forces on the Greek island of Lemnos. Meanwhile, the Turks boosted their defences under the command of the German general Liman von Sanders, who began…………… Ottoman troops along the shore where he expected the landings would take place. On April 25, 1915, the Allies launched their …………….of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Despite suffering heavy casualties, they managed to establish two beachheads: at Helles on the peninsula’s southern tip, and at Gaba Tepe on the Aegean coast. (The latter site was later ………………. Anzac Cove, in honor of the Australian and New Zealand troops who fought so valiantly against determined Turkish defenders to establish the beachhead there.)

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14 thoughts on “PTE Academic listening filling blanks sample practice 24

  1. Answer to first audio:
    1. Campaign
    2. Navy
    3. Peninsula
    4. Intelligence
    5. Casualties

    Answer for Second Audio:
    1. Offensive
    2. Fronting
    3. Expatiation
    4. Caotures
    5. — no idea

    Answer to Third Audio:
    1. Secretary
    2. Assembled
    3. Positioning
    4. Invation
    5. — No idea

    1. 1.campaign , navy ,peninsula,intelligence, causalities
      2. offensive ,confronting ,expedition ,capture
      3. secretary ,assembled ,positioning ,invasion ,honour

      1. Hi, author. Is honour the answer on the last question? As I’ve heard it it was dub or dubbed? Not quite sure. I’ll be happy to be corrected.

    1. 1.campaign , navy ,peninsula,intelligence, causalities
      2. offensive ,confronting ,expedition ,capture
      3. secretary ,assembled ,positioning ,invasion ,honour

  2. I’m not quite sure o the last answer. (The latter site was later …dubbed…. Anzac Cove, in honor of the Australian and New Zealand troops who fought so valiantly against determined Turkish defenders to establish the beachhead there.)

  3. campaign,navy,peninsula,intelligence,causalities
    offensive,confronting,expedition,capture
    secretary,assembled,positioning,invasion,honour

  4. Its naval in first audio clip second fill up not navy.
    The spelling of casualties is wrong in second audio answers . Moreover last fill up answer is knock.
    Lat fill up answer for third audio clip is talked or docked.

  5. Audio1:campaign, naval, manipulator, intelligence, casualties
    Audio2: defense, confronting, expectation, capture,
    Audio3: secretary, assembled, positioning, invasion, adapted

    Can i have the correct answer? Thanks!

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