PTE Sample Test Summarize Written Text – Read the passage below and summarize it using one sentence (between 5 and 75 words). Type your response in the box at the bottom of the screen. Your response will be judged on the quality of your writing and on how well your response presents the key points in the passage.
PTE Sample Test – Summarize Written Text
- Read the given text and summarize it in your words.
One of the things that distinguish man from the animals is the power of speech. While it is true that most animals and birds can utter cries which indicate emotion, anger, fear, affection nevertheless, their range of sounds is very limited, so that they are not capable of expressing more complicated emotions. On the other hand, man can express a very wide range of ideas and emotions through speech.
Words are only symbols to which special values and meanings have become attached by general agreement. The same object, consisting of printed pages and a cover is called by a French speaker Livre, by an English speaker book, and by a Hindi speaker kitab, the object is the same in each case, but in each linguistic community a different word to describe it has been agreed upon. Other symbols may be used instead of linguistic ones; a red light is used to indicate danger, a policeman‟s’ upheld hand tells us to stop, a forefinger held to the lips warns us to be quiet; but these substitutes are fairly few in number and therefore cannot be used except in very limited circumstances
The second solution was the invention of a synthetic language based on natural languages, but without their numerous irregularities. The two remaining solutions to the problem of international language are either to adopt as a world auxiliary some existing language already spoken by a large number of people or peoples, or to create a simplified version of one of these languages, in which the vocabulary and grammatical forms would be reduced to a minimum. An example of this is Basic English. Whether we like it or not, English is gradually becoming accepted as a second language by a majority of people all over the world.
2. Read the given text and summarize it in your words.
Historically, schools in the US have borrowed the European system of school organization, a system that separates students into grades by chronological age. In general, children begin formal schooling at the age of six in what is referred to as the first grade. For the most part, students progress through twelve grades; however, some students who do not meet minimum requirements for a particular grade may be asked to repeat the year.
Graded schools are divided into primary grades, intermediate grades, and secondary grades. Primary education includes grades 1 through 5 or 6, and may also provide kindergarten as a preparation for first grade. Referred to as elementary school, these grades are usually taught by one teacher in a self-contained classroom. Intermediate grades begin with grade 6 or 7 and offer three years of instruction. At this level, teams of teachers may collaborate to provide subject-based classes similar to those offered in high school. Viewed as a preparation for high school, intermediate education is known as junior high school. At grade 9 or 10, secondary school begins. Classes taught by subject specialists usually last about fifty minutes to allow a student ten minutes to move to the next class before it begins at the top of the hour. At the end of twelve successful grades of instruction, students are eligible for a secondary school diploma, more commonly called a high school diploma.
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Power of speech distinguish man from animals through which man can express wide range of ideas, however there should be a way for reducing vocabulary and grammatical symbols like adopting one as a world auxiliary.
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Power of speech is very important as humans can express wide range of ideas and emotions and it may be described by using an existing most commonly used global language, English ,where words has defined meaning attached by general agreement.
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US follow European style of schooling where students go to school till grade twelve and teachers follow a different methodology for each grade while they teach the subjects.
Man can express a wide range of emotions through speech and each linguistic community describes an object with a different word though the object is same; however it is important to have a standard language across the world such as English.
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Although, US have adopted the European system of education of twelve grades which states students will be instructed for the space of twelve grades starting from the age of six years, but any student who do not meet the requirements for a particular grade may be asked to repeat the year.
Although, one the only things that differentiates Man from animal is the power of speech because some animals and birds can utter cries which signifies emotions that they are not capable of expressing through speech but words are only symbols and different linguistic communities have ways to which they are been described and one of the solution is, by creating a synthetic language to mitigate the grammatical and vocabulary forms.
Although, one of the things that differentiates man from animal is the power of speech because some animals can utter cries which signifies emotions and not through speech but words are only symbols and different linguistic communities have ways to which they described it and one of the solutions is, by creating a synthetic language to mitigate the grammatical and vocabulary forms.
Although, power of speech differentiates man from animals through man’s ability to express at a very wide range of ideas and emotions but grammatical and vocabulary forms need to be simplified in order to mitigate the problems of international language.
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Unlike animals that have limited range of sounds to express their feelings, humans have a substantial range of ideas and emotions through speech, however, various languages interpret symbols and objects differently, which requires a need to have a generic language such as Basic English.
US follows European school system comprises twelve grades, where specialist’s teachers are appointed at secondary level compared to team of teachers or single teacher at intermediate and junior level.
Human express through speech and different words have different meaning in different languages and therefore to communicate gestures or common language like English is the available solutions.
Secondary or high schooling system, originally from Europe, in US comprised of twelve grades divided into primary, intermediate, and secondary where subject-based teacher involved at higher levels, started at the early age of six.
European system of school organization, seperate the students into grades and the Graded schools are divided into primary grades, intermediate grades, and secondary grades based on the students chronological age, and if the students are not meet the minimum requirements of the particular grade they may be asked to repeat the same year .
Power of speach makes the difference between man and animals,man can express their feelings eaither by adopting the international language -through speeach and some cases by using symbols ,or invention of synthetic language based on natural languages ,where the vocabulary and grammatical forms would be reduced to a minimum .
Power of speech make difference between man and animals.Animals and birds cris to indicate their imotions that is not enough but man has power to speech. He can express his emotions in wider range. He has language ,signs and expressions.There is a language that has capacity to make international language that is English .Most of the countries accept it as a second language.
Europe inspired US education system where instead of undivided first to twelfth class there exist primary, intermediate and secondary grades involves pupils taught by single teacher first and then by specialized ones to complete their high school diploma.
The author has called that most different between animals and humans is the powerful speech, animals has limited voice to express but human has lots of expressions, symbolic language, printed pages and different languages, however, English language spoken as an international language around the world and every country accept it.
The author mention that US schooling system followed by European systems, which is called grading systems by the age group, if he or she fulfill the eligible grade then after enrolled in secondary and high school diploma.
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