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PTE ACADEMIC MOCK TEST- LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 2

PTE ACADEMIC MOCK TEST- LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 2PTE Listening- Highlight Incorrect Words Practice 1

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“Ten” the answer comes back. Ryan has been doing the ……………. for her. In a season such as this it has been easy for her to lose count for nearly every time LaCaze has raced a 3000-meter steeplechase or 5000-meter run she has hit a new PB.Australia’s Ryan Gregson in the men’s 1500m semi-final at the London 2012 Olympics. Ryan has not been ………………. PBs but that is only because his PB is also the Australian record, set in Monaco six years ago when he was 20. This year though has been every ……………. as successful for him as it has been for LaCaze. He is back in the form of his life and …………….. as a finalist and possible medal chance. The Ryan in the next room is 1500-meter runner Ryan Gregson. He and LaCaze have been together for three years. They met in London at the Olympics and both will compete in Rio. Together they live a weird life. Full-time ……………, they live together, train together, travel the world together.

PTE ACADEMIC MOCK TEST- LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 2

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Importantly both have had the best year they could have …………… for leading into the games. Gregson is back to the form of his career after being bedevilled by injury for several years and now shapes as a ……….. medal chance. He ran well in Europe, finishing third in a Diamond League meet in Rome. That was the race that affirmed his steady improvement over the year and in the ………………….. way he ran ……………………. in his own mind the confidence he has back now in his ability.

He is not the type who can bluff confidence for a race he said. Perhaps not, but you also cannot bluff the self-assurance when year on year your body fights you. “I always had faith that I would get back, maybe at times it was ……………… faith.

I don’t know where that faith comes from, maybe it’s because I did have a taste at such a young age. I had a taste of being one of the best in the world when I was 20 so I knew what it was like, knew how good it ……………, I knew that I wasn’t going to stop until I got that back. “Now I have got back to that level I just want to stay here for as long as I can and get even better.”

PTE ACADEMIC MOCK TEST- LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 2

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Half an hour before kick-off $18,000 in cash was ………………… on the Eels to beat Manly by more than five points. The wager was made at the Breakers Country Club at Wamberal on the Central Coast. Although there are no CCTV cameras in that TAB, three minutes earlier Frank Farrugia, who lives less than five minutes …………………. at Terrigal, signed into the club.

Farrugia, a man with links to outlaw ……………….. gangs, is close friends with Kieran and Liam Foran. Farrugia is also a close ………………… of Hayson, a former brothel owner and major punter who owes millions of dollars to a raft of characters including drug dealers, footballers, jockeys, boxers, family, friends and a ……………………… murderer.

With 10 minutes to go Manly were ahead 10-8. But in the ………………… minutes of the match ………………… scored three quick tries, running out 22-10 victors.

CHECK ANSWERS
1 counting, amassing, bit, shapes, athletes 2 hoped, genuine, aggressive, reaffirmed, blind, felt 3 wagered, away, bikie, associate, convicted, dying, Parramatta

 

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