PTE Academic Speaking Test 8 – Read Aloud – Practice Sample

Read Aloud  –  Look at the text below. In 40 seconds, you must read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible. You have 40 seconds to read aloud.

This 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.

Not sure how to do it properly? Check the Sample Audio for Read Aloud below.

PTE Speaking: Read Aloud practice sample

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

The challenge of designing institutions to manage ethnonational conflict is a long-running topic of academic inquiry and dispute. Generally speaking, the focus is on how legislatures, executives, and electoral systems can be organized to accommodate the politics of deeply divided societies. The design of courts figures much less frequently in this literature. But courts, particularly constitutional courts, may play a vital role in such contexts.


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

On November 28, 2007, a jury convicted Joseph Jones, Desmond Thurston, and Antuwan Bell of distributing a relatively small amount of crack cocaine. The defendants were acquitted of a number of more serious charges, including conspiracy to distribute a much larger quantity of crack. At the defendants’ respective sentencing hearings, the sentencing judge found that criminal activities had been part of a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of crack cocaine.



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

Combinatorial game theory is a vast subject. Over the past forty years it has grown to encompass a wide range of games. All of those examples were short games, which have finite sub-positions and which prohibit infinite play. The combinatorial theory of short games is essential to the subject and will cover half the material in this paper. This paper gives the reader a detailed outlook to most combinatorial games, researched until our current date.

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