PTE Academic Mastery: Write Essay

The Write Essay question is a long-answer item type that assesses writing skills and requires you to write a persuasive or argumentative essay on a given topic. Number of items 1-2 Time allowed 20-40 minutes Scoring Partial credit Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Writing Grammar, vocabulary, spelling, written discourse Content; development, structure and coherence; form, general linguistic range …

PTE Academic Mastery: Write from Dictation

‘Write from Dictation’ is a short-answer item type that integrates listening and writing skills, and requires you to understand and remember a sentence, and write it using correct spelling. Number of items 3-4 Prompt Length 3-5 seconds Scoring Partial credit (for each word spelled correctly) Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Listening and writing Subskills tested Listening: Understanding …

PTE Academic Mastery: Summarize Spoken Text

The Summarize Spoken Text question is a long-answer item type that integrates listening and writing skills, and requires you to understand, analyze and combine information from a spoken text, and then summarize the key points in writing. Number of items 2-3 Time allowed 20-30 minutes Prompt Length 60-90 seconds Scoring Partial credit Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Listening …

PTE Academic Mastery: Select Missing Word

The Select Missing Word question item type assesses listening skills, and requires you to use contextual and grammatical cues to predict and identify what a speaker will say. Number of items 2-3 Prompt Length 20-70 seconds Scoring Correct/Incorrect Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Listening Subskills tested Listening: Identifying the topic, theme or main ideas; identifying words and phrases …

PTE Academic Mastery: Listening Multiple-Choice, Choose Single Answer

The Multiple-Choice, Choose Single Answer (Listening) question is a multiple-choice item type that assesses listening skills. It requires you to listen to, analyze, understand and assess a short recording on an academic subject and choose a single correct response. Number of items 2-3 Prompt Length 30-60 seconds Scoring Correct/incorrect Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Listening Subskills tested Any …