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 …

Episode 41 – Re-tell Lecture

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Listening and speaking skills are vital to success in the PTE Academic Exam. The re-tell lecture section requires both of these skills. In this episode, we will learn all about re-tell lecture and what are the strategies you need to implement. Tune in to find out more! To get the full show notes and resources for this episode, go to …