PTE Academic Listening Test 2-Highlight Incorrect Words – Practice Sample

Highlight Incorrect Word Practice Test 2 – You will hear a recording. Some words in the transcription differ form what the speaker(s) said. Find out incorrect words.


Recording 1 – Highlight Incorrect Words

France, officially French Republic, French France or République Française, country of northwestern Europe. Historically and culturally among the most important nations in the Western world, France has also played a very significant role in international affairs, with former colonies in every corner of the world. Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the Alps and the Pyrenees, France has long provided a geographic, economic, and linguistic bridge joining eastern and western Europe. It is Europe’s most important agricultural producer and one of the world’s dominating industrial powers.

Recording 2 – Highlight Incorrect Words

The French Revolution had general causes common to all the revolutions of the West at the end of the 18th century and particular causes that clarify why it was by far the most violent and the most universally significant of these revolutions. The first of the general causes was the social structure of the West. The feudal regime had been weekend step-by-step and had already disappeared in parts of Europe. The increasingly numerous and prosperous elite of wealthy commoners—merchants, manufacturers, and professionals, often called the bourgeoisie—aspired to critical power in those countries where it did not already possess it. The peasants, many of whom owned land, had attained an improved standard of living and education and wanted to get rid of the last vestiges of feudalism so as to enquire the full rights of landowners and to be free to increase their holdings.

Recording 3 – Highlight Incorrect Words

During the Fall of 1929, the higher authorities of the United States Army Air Corps, forerunner of the Army Air Forces and eventually of the United States Air Force, guided the First Pursuit Group to conduct a training exercise to test the capability of its men and aircraft to work in cold winter weather. The squadrons assigned to conduct the exercise were those of the 1st Pursuit Group, at Selfridge Field, near Detroit, Michigan, at that time under the command of Maj. Ralph Royce. The squadrons placed at Selfridge included the 94th Aero Squadron, the 27th Aero Squadron, the 17th Aero Squadron (replacing the 147th Aero Squadron, which had been one of the aboriginal squadrons during World War I), and associated support units assigned to the field.


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