PTE Academic reading re order practice paragraphs 24

PTE Academic reading re order practice paragraphs

PTE Academic reading re order practice paragraphs.The text below have been placed in a random order. Re order paragraphs in the original order.

1.

A.He was born a slave, and in his lifetime two different masters owned him before being granted his freedom.

B.The legend tells it that Aesop lived during the sixth century BC, scholars have narrowed down his birthplace to a few different places but no one knows for sure.

C.King Croesus of Lydia was so impressed with Aesop that he offered him residency and a job at his court.

D.The slave masters were named, Xanthus and Iadmon, the latter gave him his freedom as a reward for his wit and intelligence.

E.As a freedman he supposedly became involved in public affairs and traveled a lot—telling his fables along the way.

2.

A.These markets had become rapidly dominated by powerful enterprises who were able to act in their own interests, against the interests of both workers and consumers.

B.Mill was able to see an expanded role for the State in such legislation to protect us against powerful interests.

C.He was able to argue that the State was the only organ that was genuinely capable of responding to social needs and social interests, unlike markets.

D.There had already been some legislation to prevent such abuses – such as various Factory Acts to prevent the exploitation of child workers

E.Markets may be good at encouraging innovation and following trends, but they were no good at ensuring social equality

3.

A.It all depends on how it is measured.Because the river twists so much, it occasionally changes course.

B.The Rio Grande is either the fourth or fifth longest river system in North America.

C.The river starts in Colorado and extends downward to the Gulf of Mexico.

D.And these course shifts can cause it to be longer or shorter.

E.At its last official measure, the Rio Grande clocked in at 1,896 miles.

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PTE Academic reading re order practice paragraphs

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