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PTE Syllabus, 2019. Check Out the Section-wise Syllabus for PTE exam Here.

Updated: Dec 11, 2019 18:05 IST

The Pearson Test of English(PTE) evaluates the written, spoken, skills of the Students to enhance that they are the ability to study in the international environment, with a grasp over the universal language of English. By scoring well in this PTE test, Candidates can assure the Entry committee as well as the visa officers that they are capable of understanding the globally accepted official language while studying on the foreign land. Students can go through this page get details about PTE Syllabus.

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PTE Syllabus, 2019. Check Out the Section-wise Syllabus for PTE exam Here.

PTE Syllabus, 2019. Check Out the Section-wise Syllabus for PTE exam Here.

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PTE score is also ensuring that candidates would be able to represent their ideas, deliver presentations, work to gain international exposure, and function on the international front in front of the foreign audiences. It helps the Candidates ensure that they are ready to study amidst from around the world and international faculty in the universal official language. As an English language test, the PTE test is no exception and has a similar kind of test Pattern like other English language tests. It focusses on the three significant sections of the language proficiency:

  • Reading Section
  • Listening Section
  • Speaking and Writing Section

What is the way conduct for PTE Tests?

Time to Reading for PTE test text Prompt: The duration of each prompt you get varies depending upon the length of the text. The period is measurable in words/sentences. Students to be active in this part.

Time granted to Relax and Think: Students do not have to answer the question immediately. On average, you take 10 to 15 seconds to prepare for each part. You can relax and think for a while on how to answer.

Time for Action: This is the time duration where you have to perform. The responses are recorded when you speak, saved as text when you write, and selected in options multiple-choice questions. Refer to the segment-wise description boxes given along with each section explaining the PTE Exam Pattern 2019 in detailed below.

  • Speaking and Writing
  • Reading
  • Listening. 

What are the types of Questions Covered in the PTE Syllabus?

The questions asked for the PTE Exam include the following

Reading:

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple choice answers
  • Re-order paragraphs 

Listening:

  • Summarize
  • Multiple choice answers
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Write from dictation
  • Highlight incorrect words 

Speaking and Writing:

  • Personal introduction
  • Answer short questions
  • Re-tell lecture
  • Summarize
  • Read Aloud
  • Repeat sentence
  • Describe Image
  • Essay.

PTE Syllabus for Speaking and Writing (77 to 93 minutes)

This section Speaking and writing tests the candidates based on their two essential skills of communication, which spoken and written skills. This section comprises of six small parts that PTE test you on your promptness over speaking & writing the test that you would get to read for the first time. The whole part given time duration of 77 to 93 minutes, and the time allotted to each segment is as follows.

Section Pattern

Time Duration

Personal Introduction  

55 seconds: 25 seconds for prompt, 30 seconds to record

Read Aloud

30-40 seconds to prepare for reading out the text of 60 words

Repeat Sentence

15 seconds: 3-9 seconds for prompt, 15 seconds to record

Describe Image

25 seconds are granted to study the image as well as prepare your answer on the same

Re-Tell Lecture

90 seconds for prompt length, 10 seconds to prepare and 40 seconds to response

Answer Short Question

20 seconds: 3-9 seconds for prompt, 10 seconds to answer

Summarize Written Text

10 minutes to answer to text prompt of 300 words

Essay

20 minutes to answer to text prompt of 2-3 sentences

Reading Section Syllabus for PTE (32 to 41 minutes)

This part tests the Students based on their ability to understand the written instructions in the language. The article further divided into five segments is 32 to 41 minutes long. Check out the segment-wise pattern for the time distribution of this section. Candidates can check the following table to know the time duration of the reading section below.   

Section Pattern

Time Duration

Multiple Choice, Choose Single Answer

Read 300 words of text

Multiple Choice, Choose Multiple Answers

Read 300 words of text

Re-Order Paragraphs

Read 150 words of text

Reading: Fill in the Blanks

Read 80 words of text

Reading and Writing: Fill in the Blanks

Read 300 words of text

Listening Syllabus for PTE (45 to 57 minutes)

The PTE listening part of the PTE Academic stretched over 45 to 57 minutes of duration. This one is designed to determine the ability to understand spoken English by the candidate. Here, the student needs to ascertain that they carefully hear the audio file played and retain what they heard. This section divided into eight segments, and the time give to each part is as mentioned below.

Listening Section Pattern

Time Duration

Summarize Spoken Text

60-90 seconds to retain  50-70 words, 10 minutes to write

Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer

40-90 seconds for prompt

Fill in the Blanks

30-60 seconds

Highlight Correct Summary

30-90 seconds

Multiple Choice, Single Answer

30-60 seconds

Select Missing Word

20-70 seconds

Highlight Incorrect Words

15-50 seconds

Write From Dictation

3-5 seconds

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