20+Repeated PTE Read Aloud Practice Questions

PTE Read AloudLook at the text below. In 40 seconds, you must read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible. PTE Read Aloud is a long answer item type that integrates speaking and reading skills and requires test takers to read a short text aloud, using correct pronunciation and intonation.

This post contains 20+ read aloud questions including repeated, newly asked & some practice questions.

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[Jan-Mar 2018] New PTE Read Aloud Questions

1. Domestication [ Domestication, Darwin, alliance]

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Domestication is an evolutionary, rather than a political, development. It is certainly not a regime humans imposed on animals some 10,000 years ago. Rather, domestication happened when a small handful of especially opportunistic species discovered through Darwinian trial and error that they were more likely to survive and prosper in an alliance with humans than on their own.

2. Bicycle [sports, competitor, bike, flatter]

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Road bicycle racing is the cycle sports discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads. Road racing is the most popular professional form of bicycle racing, in terms of numbers of competitors, event, and spectators. The two most common competition formats are mass start events, where riders start simultaneously and race to set finish point; and time trials, where individual riders or teams race a course alone against the clock.

3. Integration [business, environment, coordination, advantage]

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Currently, integration is increasingly needed in the business environment. This need emerges from the efficiency and synergy requirements necessary in a complex and turbulent environment. In other words, integration is needed to facilitate coordination, which is again related to the building of competitive advantage.

4. Liverpool University [excellence, outstanding, universities]

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Located at the heart of two world famous cities, Liverpool and London, Liverpool’s excellence in teaching, learning and research, first-class facilities and outstanding support places the university in the top 1% of universities worldwide. The University of Liverpool will provide you with an inspiring student experience, in a diverse international community.

5. Tea Ceremony

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Many non-Japanese know a thing or two about traditional tea ceremony, its history, intricacies and religious origins. However, few people outside Japan have a deep understanding of the esoteric meaning of the practice. Indeed, even in Japan, the secret meaning of tea ceremony is little understood except by those who have devoted their lives to the discipline.

6. Guinness World Records

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

According to Guinness World Records, the longest reticulated python in captivity is Medusa, who lives in Kansas City, US. She is 25ft. Natusch lists several species that are said to exceed the reticulated python record for length. These include the Australian scrub python, African rock python and probably the best known: the green anaconda.

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Did You Know?

More than 90% PTE aspirants find PTE Read Aloud too simple and easy. Though it looks simple, it is full of mystery. Let’s unlock this mystery then:

First, magical ingredient to unlocking this mystery is Pitch

Pitch refers to the high and low sounds of the voice. Next time you find yourself reading a text aloud, don’t be flat instead change the pitch to match the characters. Read the full article.

Repeated PTE Read Aloud Practice Questions

7. Avalanche [Avalanche, gravity, debris]

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Avalanche is rapidly descending large mass of snow, ice, soil, rock, or mixtures of these materials, sliding or falling in response to the force of gravity. Avalanches, which are natural forms of erosion and often seasonal, are usually classified by their content such as a debris or snow avalanche.

8. Akimbo

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Akimbo, this must be one of the odder-looking words in the language. It puzzles us in part because it doesn’t seem to have any relatives. What’s more, it is now virtually a fossil word, until almost invariably found in arms Akimbo, a posture in which a person stands with hands on hips and elbows sharply bent outward, one that signals impatience and hostility.

9. Quotes

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Many papers you write in college will require you to include quotes from one or more sources. Even if you don’t have to do it, integrating a few quotes into your writing can add life and persuasiveness to your arguments. The key is to use quotes to support a point you’re trying to make rather than just include them to fill space.

10. Soft Drink

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

The main production of soft drink was stored in 1830’s & since then from those experimental beginning, there was an evolution until in 1781 when the worlds first cola-flavored beverage was introduced.These drinks were called soft drinks, only to separate them from hard alcoholic drinks. Today, soft drink is more favorite refreshment drink than tea, coffee, juice etc.

11. Student Debt

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Since 2003, borrowing for education advanced faster, in percentage terms, than all other types of consumer debt that includes mortgages, auto loans and credit cards, data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York show. As of the fourth quarter, student loans represented 10.5 percent of a record $13.1 trillion in household debt, up from 3.3 percent at the start of 2003.

12. Recent Trend

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

The next wave of leaders in industrial manufacturing will build an ecosystem that capitalizes on the promise of analytics and connectivity to maximize efficiency for themselves and their customers. They will map out their strategies and prioritize measures that will bring the most value to their business, starting now with pilot projects, and building greater strengths in data analytics with cross-functional teams of experts.

13. Shakespeare

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

A young man from a small provincial town, a man without independent wealth, without powerful family confections and without a university education, moved to London in the late 1580’s and, in a remarkably short time, because of the greatest playwright not of his age alone but of all time. How did Shakespeare become Shakespeare?

14. Plato

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Plato often discusses the father-son relationship and the question of whether a father’s interest in his sons has much to do with how well his sons turn out. In ancient Athens, a boy was socially located by his family identity, and Plato often refers to his characters in terms of their paternal and fraternal relationships. Socrates was not a family man and saw himself as the son of his mother, who was apparently a midwife.

15. University

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

During the Early Modern period, the universities of Europe would see a tremendous amount of growth, productivity, and innovative research. At the end of the Middle Ages, about 400 years after the first European university was founded, there were twenty-nine universities spread throughout Europe.

16. Flags

  • Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Flags can be unifying to a country, and many times are. A country that can look to its flag flown high above the landscape in times of trouble and remember that the country will go on. People that have never met before can feel unity towards one another knowing that they’re part of the same country and fly the same flag.

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17. Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Banksia scabrella, commonly known as the Burma Road banksia, is a species of woody shrub in the genus Banksia. It is classified in the series Abietinae, a group of several species of shrubs with small round or oval inflorescence. It occurs in a number of isolated populations south of Geraldton, Western Australia, with the largest population being south and east of Mount Adams.

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18. Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

The Bermuda Triangle is a mythical section of the Atlantic Ocean roughly bounded by Miami, Bermuda and Puerto Rico where dozens of ships and airplanes have disappeared. Unexplained circumstances surround some of these accidents, including one in which the pilots of a squadron of U.S. Navy bombers became disoriented while flying over the area; the planes were never found.

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19. Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

One of the most popular natural dandruff remedies, coconut oil can help reduce some of the yeast that contributes to flakes, explains Geeta Shah, MD, a Maryland-based dermatologist. She recommends massaging a small amount into your scalp and leaving it there for at least 15-20 minutes. “The longer the better,” she says. “Some people even leave it on overnight with a towel or shower cap so it penetrates a little deeper.”

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20. Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

The Earth just had the hottest month in recorded history, and it’s even worse than normal. The record comes in a run of unprecedentedly hot months. Not only does it break through the all-time record set a year before, it also continues a now 10-month long streak of months that are the hottest ever according to NASA data. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calculates temperatures slightly different.

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21. Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.

Smartphones have become an everyday essential for millions of us – we rely on them for everything from updating our social media profiles to banking. Taking out a smartphone contract that bundles together your calls, data, and texts with the cost of the handset can help spread the cost – but can also mean you’ll pay more over the long run.

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