PTE Academic Mastery: Re-tell Lecture

The ‘Re-tell Lecture’ question integrates listening and speaking skills, and requires you to understand and re-tell a lecture. Number of items 3-4 Prompt Length Up to 90 seconds Time to answer 40 seconds Scoring Partial credit Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Listening and speaking Oral fluency, pronunciation Content Subskills tested Listening: Identifying the topic, theme or main …

PTE Academic Mastery: Repeat Sentence

The ‘Repeat Sentence’ question integrates listening and speaking skills, and requires you to understand and remember a sentence, and repeat it using the same words and pronunciation. Number of items 10-12 Prompt Length 3-9 seconds Time to answer 15 seconds Scoring Partial credit Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Listening and speaking Oral fluency, pronunciation Content Subskills tested …

PTE Academic Mastery: Describe Image

The Describe Image question assesses speaking skills, and requires you to describe an image from an academic source such as a graph, map, chart, table or picture. Number of items 6-7 Time to answer 40 seconds Scoring Partial credit Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Speaking Oral fluency, pronunciation Content Subskills tested Speaking: Speaking for a purpose (to …

PTE Academic Mastery: Read Aloud

Read Aloud is a task that integrates speaking and reading skills, and requires you to read a short text aloud, using correct pronunciation and intonation. Number of items 6-7 Prompt Length Text of up to 60 words per item Time to answer Varies by item, depending on the length of text. Scoring Partial credit Communicative skills, enabling skills and other …

PTE Academic Mastery: Answer Short Question

This is a short-answer item type that integrates speaking and listening skills, and requires you to understand a recorded question and provide a brief and accurate response. Number of items 10-12 Prompt Length 3-9 seconds Time to answer 10 seconds Scoring Correct/Incorrect Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Listening and speaking Vocabulary Subskills tested Listening: Identifying the topic, …