What is PTE Listening Section and its Details
In this post, we will talk about PTE listening section details. Part 3 of the PTE academic is Listening. This section of exam tests the ability to understand spoken English in an academic environment. It also tests the ability to understand the native and non-native English.
Erasable notepads will be provided at the exam center. You may take the Notes using erasable notebook and pencil.
The table below shows the tasks involved in PTE Listening section:
|Task Type||Task Description||Number of tasks||Skills assessed||Text / recording length|
|Summarize spoken text||After listening to a recording, write a summary in 50-70 words.||2-3||listening and writing||60-90 seconds|
|Multiple-choice choose multiple answers||After listening to a recording, answer the multiple-choice question on the content or the tone of the recording by selecting more then one option.||2-3||listening||40-90 seconds|
|Fill in the blanks||The written script appears on the screen. While listening to a recording, type the missing words into the blanks.||2-3||listening and writing||30-60 seconds|
|Highlight correct summary||After listening to a recording, select the text that best summarizes the recoding.||2-3||listening and reading||30-90 seconds|
|Multiple-choice choose single answer||After listening to a recording, answer the multiple-choice question on the content or the tone of the recordings by selecting one option.||2-3||listening||30-60 seconds|
|Select missing word||After listening to a recording, select missing word or words that could complete the recording.||2-3||listening||20-70 seconds|
|Highlight incorrect words||The transcription of recording appears on the screen. While listening to a recording, identify the words in the written script that differ from what is said.||2-3||listening and reading||15-50 seconds|
|Write from dictation||After listening to a recording of a sentence, type the sentence in the given box.||3-4||listening and writing||3-5 seconds|
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