PTE Reading Section Details
In this post, we will see PTE Reading section details. Part 2 of PTE academic test is the Reading section. It tests your ability to understand written English in an academic environment.
The below table shows tasks in Reading section:
|Task Type||Task Description||Number of tasks||Skills assessed||Text|
|Multiple-choice, choose single answer||After reading a text, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the text by selecting one correct response.||2-3||reading||up to 300 words|
|Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers||After reading a text, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the text by selecting more then one correct response.||2-3||reading||up to 300 words|
|Re-order paragraphs||Arrange the texts in the correct order.||2-3||reading||up to 150 words|
|Reading: Fill in the blanks||Drag words or phrases from the box to fill in the blanks.||4-5||reading||up to 80 words|
|Reading & writing : Fill in the blanks||Fill in the blanks by selecting the words from dropdown options.||5-6||reading & writing||up to 300 words|
Even if a candidate is not familiar with the topics in Reading section, they would be able to answer the tasks as all the required information is provided in the text.
Candidates can take notes using erasable notebook and pencil. Erasable notepad will be provided at the exam center.
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