PTE Academic listening sample fill in the blanks practice 18

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PTE Academic Listening sample fill in the blanks practice

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1.Member for Chifley Ed Husic …………………….a $20,000 grant to Blacktown Pony Club on Tuesday as part of the Chifley Stronger Communities Program.

Having recently been ………………….from Schofields by Blacktown City Council, the funds will go towards ………………..a new home for Blacktown Pony Club at Shanes Park Reserve.

The pony club shares its ………………..with Grange Sporting Horse Club, who were also relocated to Shanes Park by council in 2008.

Mr Husic said the grant would go towards ………………..the club’s facilities including tree planting, minor alterations and replacement of fencing for the …………………….. yard.

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2.SIX towers, including one which will become one of the ……………….Strip’s tallest, have been approved for Budds Beach.

Yesterday, the Gold Coast City Council’s planning committee ………………..Sapphire, a two-tower project of 71 and 33 storeys each.

The six-star, mixed-use residential and ……………….project by Sydney-based developer Ralan Group, is the latest to be approved following its ………………four-tower, billion dollar Ruby complex.

The six towers, worth a combined $2 billion, are to be built on the site of the …………………Resort and a neighbouring carpark, with the first Ruby stage already under way.

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3.MURDOCH University researchers have …………….a new species of bacteria in echidna-biting Australian ticks.

The recent discovery was published by Dr Charlotte Oskam, from Murdoch University’s Vector and Water-borne ………………Research Group (VWBPRG), in the parasitology journal Parasites and Vectors.

To date, little has been documented about microorganisms …………….within Australian native ticks or their potential to transmit disease.

The study concentrated on ticks removed from echidnas on Australia’s east coast, with researchers discovering the presence of a Borrelia bacteria ……………separate to a group of bacteria which causes Lyme disease in the northern hemisphere

 

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