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PTE Highlight Incorrect Words Practice Sample 3 – Stop The Pirates

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PTE Highlight Incorrect Words Practice Sample 3 – Stop The Pirates

You will hear a recording. Below is a transcription of the recording. Find the words in the transcription differ from what the speaker(s) said. Answer Key is provided at the end.

 

Ship owners and the international community are stumbling to protect the ships and their crews. Besides increasing the caution of crew members and outfitting the decks with halogen lights and high pressure water honor to deter pirates, there are two high tech – and costly – options to repel pirates.

Long range acquaintance devices, or LRADs, emit sound waves long enough to cause pain and permanent damage that could be directed towards the pirates. The device, which costs between 30,000 – 50,000 dollars, was employed by the Seabourn Spirit to fight off pirates that attacked the luxury yacht on November 5, 2005. Ships carrying non-flammable materials can be bordered by a non-lethal 9,000-volt electric device to deter pirates from climbing over the rails.

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Ship owners and the international community are stumbling –> struggling to protect the ships and their crews. Besides increasing the caution –> vigilance of crew members and outfitting the decks with halogen lights and high pressure water honor –> hoses to deter pirates, there are two high tech – and costly – options to repel pirates.

Long range acquaintance –> acoustic devices, or LRADs, emit sound waves long –> loud enough to cause pain and permanent damage that could be directed towards the pirates. The device, which costs between 30,000 – 50,000 dollars, was employed by the Seabourn Spirit to fight off pirates that attacked the luxury yacht on November 5, 2005. Ships carrying non-flammable materials can be bordered –> surrounded by a non-lethal 9,000-volt electric device to deter pirates from climbing over the rails.

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