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: Listening – Fill in the Blanks

The Fill in the Blanks (Listening) question integrates listening and writing skills, and requires you to listen for missing words in a recording and type the missing words into a transcription. Number of items 2-3 Prompt Length 30-60 seconds Scoring Partial credit (each correct word spelled correctly) Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Listening and writing Subskills tested …

Episode 18 – Word Limit for the Summarize Written Text Section

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Get PTE Summarize written text tips in this episode. Summarize Written Text is one of the two test types in the Writing section of the PTE Academic. This is a short-answer writing item type that integrates writing and reading skills. It requires you to understand, analyze and extract information from a reading passage and summarize the key points in one sentence. …

PTE Academic Mastery: Reading & Writing – Fill in the Blanks

The Fill in the Blanks (Reading and Writing) question integrates reading and writing skills, and requires you to use contextual and grammatical cues to complete a reading text by identifying a single correct answer for each blank. Number of items 5-6 Prompt Length Text up to 80 words Scoring Partial credit (for each correctly completed blank) Communicative skills, enabling skills …