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PTE Writing – Summarize Written Text
- Read the given text and summarize it in your words.
Even though more and more women have started taking up full-time jobs outside the house, they still end up doing all the housework. In spite of a demanding career, a woman is expected to be an efficient housewife but most men still do not make good house-husbands. When it comes to helping with the housework many men feel totally helpless. When they decide to do a few jobs around the house they pick the ones they enjoy. Sometimes if they are in the mood they don‟t mind doing a bit of gardening or mending a few things but they refuse to do many boring jobs-like cleaning the house, washing and ironing the clothes, looking after the children or cooking dinner. Most of these jobs have to be done immediately and regularly, while household repairs, the job that men enjoy doing most can always wait till a more convenient time or till one feels like doing them.
According to survey done recently, the lady of the house does three quarters of the boring household chores even if she has a full-time job. But surprisingly, housewives don‟t seem to mind, for most women still they see their family role as the one that matters most. However, most women tend to use electrical appliances to make up for male laziness. Makers of household appliances and electrical gadgets are delighted, of course.FOR SAMPLE SUMMARY: CLICK HERE
2. Read the given text and summarize it in your words.
Research has shown that almost all varieties of disease can be produced by an under supply of various nutrients. These nutritional deficiencies occur on account of various factors, including the intense processing and refining of foods, the time lag between the harvesting and consumption of of vegetables and fruits, the chemicals used in bleaching, flavoring, coloring and preserving foods and the chemical fertilizers, fungicides, insecticides and sprays used for treating the soil. Therefore, as a first principle of nutrition one should insist on whole meal flour and whole meal bread and avoid the white stuff.
Research has also shown that diseases produced by combinations of deficiencies can be corrected when all the nutrients are supplied, provided the damage is not irreparable. A well balanced and correct diet should be made up of foods which in combination would supply all the essential nutrients.
It has been found that a diet which contains liberal quantities of i. seeds, nuts, and grain, ii. Vegetables and, iii. Fruits would provide adequate amounts of all the essential nutrients. These foods have, therefore, been aptly called basic food groups and the diet containing these food groups as optimum diet for vigor and vitality.
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