PTE speaking read aloud practice passages
PTE speaking read aloud practice passages.Look at the text below. In 40 seconds, you must read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.
1.Meth use has reached epidemic proportions and affects every part of the country. Meth use is rampant in big cities and small towns, and even in rural areas. A 2002 survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse revealed that about 5 percent of Americans at least 12 years old have tried meth at least once. This shocking statistic translates into more than 12 million people.
2.Tissue consists of millions of cells that are grouped together to perform a specific function in the body. Muscle tissue, for example, is one particular type of tissue. It consists of millions of threadlike muscle cells. In addition to muscle tissue, there are three other basic types of tissue: nerve, epidermal , and connective tissue.
3.It is also a good idea to see your dentist at least once a year. Having your teeth cleaned, examined, and periodically x-rayed can prevent painful, expensive problems later on. In addition to checking your teeth for cavities, your dentist will also examine your mouth and gums for signs of disease, such as mouth cancer or gingivitis.
4. A periodic eye exam is wise preventive measure. An optometrist can check your vision to determine whether you need corrective lenses. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who can test your vision, but who also specializes in eye diseases and surgery.
5.Your emotional health is every bit as important as your physical health, and the two are related, in fact. Many schools, companies, and local agencies offer free screening for depression. Perhaps you are going through a difficult time in your life. Perhaps you feel chronically anxious or depressed. In either case, you should consult a professional who is trained to deal with these problems.
6.Every year, millions of tons of office paper are discarded. Despite the promise of improved computer systems and networking technologies, the paperless society has yet to materialize, and most experts now believe it never will.