Monday, 13 February 2017

PTE Sample Paper - Speaking, Writing, Reading, Listening

PTE Sample Paper
PTE Sample Paper – Pearson Test of English (PTE) PTE is conducted to evaluate candidate’s proficiency in the English language. PTE Test is an online (computer-based) test. PTE is divided into following sections namely: speaking, writing, reading and listening. Candidates can download PTE Sample Paper, PTE Preparation tips, PTE Tutorials and PTE Syllabus from below.

PTE Sample Paper - The sample paper of PTE is categorized into the sections. Candidates can check the section wise PTE Preparation tips before download PTE Sample Paper.

Part 1: Speaking & Writing (77 – 93 minutes)
  • Personal Introduction
  • Summarize written text
  • Describe image
  • Re-tell lecture
  • Essay (20mins)
  • Read aloud
  • Repeat sentence
  • Answer short question

Item
Prompt length
Time to answer
Skills assessed
Task
Read aloud
text up to 60 words
varies by item, depending on the length of text
reading and speaking
A text appears on screen. Read the text aloud.
Repeat sentence
3-9 seconds
15 seconds
listening and speaking
After listening to a recording of a sentence, repeat the sentence
Describe image
N/A
40 seconds
speaking
An image appears on screen. Describe the image in detail.
Re-tell lecture
up to 90 seconds
40 seconds
listening and speaking
After listening to or watching a lecture, re-tell the lecture in your own words.
Answer short question
3-9 seconds
10 seconds
listening and speaking
After listening to a question, answer with a single word or a few words.
Summarize written text
text up to 300 words
10 minutes
reading and writing
After reading a text, write a one-sentence summary of the passage.
Write essay
2-3 sentences
20 minutes
writing
Write a 200–300 word essay on a given topic.


Part 2: Reading (32 – 41 minutes)
  • Multiple choice questions 
  • Re-order paragraphs
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple choice questions 

A ten minute break is optional
Item
Prompt length
Skills assessed
Task
Multiple-choice, choose single answer
text up to 110 words
reading
After reading a text, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the text by selecting one response
Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers
text up to 300 words
reading
After reading a text, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the text by selecting more than one response
Re-order paragraphs
text up to 150 words
reading
Several text boxes appear on screen in a random order. Put the text boxes in the correct order
Reading: Fill in the blanks
text up to 80 words
reading
A text appears on screen with several gaps. Drag words from the box below to fill the gaps
Reading and Writing: Fill in the blanks
text up to 300 words
reading and writing
A text appears on screen with several gaps. Fill in each gap from a drop-down list of response options
Part 3: Listening (45 – 57 minutes)
  • Highlight the correct summary
  • Write from dictation
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Select missing word
  • Highlight incorrect words
  • Summarize spoken text
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Fill the blanks

Item
Prompt length
Skills assessed
Task
Summarize spoken text
60-90 seconds
listening and writing
After listening to a recording, write a 50-70 word summary
Multiple choice, choose multiple answers
40-90 seconds
listening
After listening to a recording, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the recording by selecting more than one response
Fill in the blanks
30-60 seconds
listening and writing
A transcript of a recording appears on screen with several gaps. After listening to the recording, type the missing word in each gap
Highlight correct summary
30-90 seconds
listening and reading
After listening to a recording, select the paragraph that best summarizes the recording
Multiple choice, choose single answer
30-60 seconds
listening
After listening to a recording, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the recording by selecting one response
Select missing word
20-70 seconds
listening
After listening to a recording, select the missing word that completes the recording from a list of options
Highlight incorrect words
15-50 seconds
listening and reading
The transcript of a recording appears on screen. While listening to the recording, identify the words in the transcript that differ from what is said
Write from dictation
3-5 seconds
listening and writing
After listening to a recording of a sentence, type the sentence
PTE Test Tips – Candidates applying for PTE can check the PTE Test Tips and Tricks to crack PRE online test.
PTE Tutorials – the tutorial of PTE is provided for those candidates who want to crack PTE online test.
Candidates can download PTE Test Tips and PTE Tutorials from table below:

PTE Test Tips and PTE Tutorials 
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Download Link
PTE Test Tips
PTE Tutorials


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