PTE Academic listening select missing word practice sample 2

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PTE Academic Listening select missing word practice

Audio 1

1.Health will be the No. 1 issue on the …………………of regional voters as they fill out ballot papers on Saturday.

That’s the view of Fairfax Media editors in regional, rural and …………………Australia when asked to nominate the most important election issues in their area.

Regional seats will play a key role in Saturday’s poll.

Results in …………………like New England, where Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce faces ex-MP Tony Windsor, and Indi, where former Liberal minister Sophie Mirabella seeks the seat she lost to independent Cathy McGowan, plus the rise of South Australia’s Nick Xenophon, will have national …………………

Audio 2

2.Medibank members who …………….help from the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman about shock hospital bills after an ………………secret policy change say they were left to “fight it out” alone.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission launched court action against Medibank last week, accusing it of …………….policyholders by failing to notify them of slashed coverage of common hospital tests such as X-rays and CT scans.

Since late 2014, when the policy changes were made, dozens of …………..customers lodged complaints with the ombudsman, only to be told to go back to Medibank, which it said was in the right.

Audio 3

3.In restaurants and supermarkets, bread wheat …………..supreme and quinoa is the superfood du jour. But plant scientists want to re-introduce …………grains einkorn, emmer and spelt.

In the latest issue of Trends in Plant Science, German researchers say the …………..industry should take advantage of the demand for “novel, healthy and interesting in taste” foods and re-introduce old wheat species that would boost……………… and farmer income.

While thousands of years of cultivation produced different types of wheat, industrial farming had ……………………….the focus down to just one – bread wheat.

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      3.reigns ,ancient, cereal, biodiversity,narrowed

    1. 1.minds , suburban , electorates ,implications
      2.sought , alleged ,misleading, impacted,
      3.reigns ,ancient, cereal, biodiversity,narrowed

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    2> sought, enabled (doubtful), misleading, impacted
    3> trade, ancient, cereal, bio-diversity, narrow

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      2.sought , alleged ,misleading, impacted,
      3.reigns ,ancient, cereal, biodiversity,narrowed

  2. minds,sub-urban,electorate,implications
    sought,alleged,misleading,impacted
    reigns,ancient,cereal,bio-diversity,narrowed

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