PTE writing practice material-summarize written text passages
Read the passages below and summarize them using one sentence in not more than 75 words. Type your response in the comment section at the bottom of the screen. You have 10 minutes to finish each passage. Your response will be judged on the quality of your writing and on how well your response presents the key points in the passage.
A decline in standardized test scores is but the most recent indicator that American education is in trouble.One reason for the crisis is that present mandatory-attendance laws force many to attend school who have no wish to be there. Such children have little desire to learn and are so antagonistic to school that neither they nor more highly motivated students receive the quality education that is the birthright of every American.
The solution to this problem is simple: Abolish compulsory-attendance laws and allow only those who are committed to getting an education to attend.This will not end public education. Contrary to conventional belief, legislators enacted compulsory-attendance laws to legalize what already existed. William Landes and Lewis Solomon, economists, found little evidence that mandatory-attendance laws increased the number of children in school. They found, too, that school systems have never effectively enforced such laws, usually because of the expense involved.
West German researchers have a Solution to cholesterol clogged blood vessels. It is garlic. Old wives have for centuries claimed that garlic cures many ills from snake bites to a toothache. Now, according to Professor Hans Reuter, of Cologne, there is proof that garlic helps to clear the fat accumulating in the blood vessels of those who eat rich food, so reducing the danger of heart attacks. Tests showed that volunteers fed on butter containing 50 grams of garlic oil had a cholesterol level considerably lower than that of a control group fed on butter without garlic. In another experiment, patients ate three grams of raw garlic a day. After four weeks their cholesterol level fell markedly. According to Professor Renter, garlic not only drives out unwanted fats in the blood. Tests indicated that the herb also kills other bacteria, among them those causing diphtheria and tuberculosis. Professor Reuter said garlic was in some cases more effective than penicillin. To get the full benefit. you must use fresh garlic. Garlic powder won’t work any medicinal miracles since the plant loses its healing properties when processed.
PTE writing practice material-summarize written text passages.Type your response in comment section.