PTE Reading Fill in the blanks sample. Fill the gaps with appropriate words to complete the paragraph. Use verb forms logical consistency.
1. Acting, the (1)______ of a usually fictional character on stage or in films. At its highest levels of accomplishment acting (2)______ the employment of technique and/or an imaginative identification with the character on the part of the actor. In (3)______ way, the full emotional weight of situations on stage be communicated to the audience. The actor must be a sharp observer of life and thoroughly trained in voice projection and (4)______ and in body movement.
enunciation, portraying, this, include, involves, that, expression, representation,Show Answers
2. Animal communication is a term used to (1)______ the process in which one animal transmits information to another animal. While some think (2)_____ communication is unique to humans, the process of exchanging signals, intentionally or unintentionally, is also an (3)______ part of the life of other animals.
Messages in animal communication can take different (4)_____ – visual, tactile, olfactory, gustatory and auditory. Movements, gestures, facial expressions and colors are all visual messages.
elaborate, forms, this, internal, that, type, describe, integralShow Answers
3. Language acquisition, the process of learning a native or a second language. The acquisition of native languages is studied (1)______ by developmental psychologists and psycholinguists. Although how children learn to speak is not (2)______ understood, most explanations involve both the observation that children copy what they hear and the inference that human beings have a natural (3)______ for understanding grammar. While children usually learn the sounds and vocabulary of their native language through (4)_____, grammar is seldom taught to them explicitly; that they nonetheless rapidly acquire the ability to speak grammatically supports the theory advanced by Noam Chomsky and other proponents of transformational grammar.
imitation, firstly, aptitude, properly, skill, perfectly, coping, primarily,Show Answers