PTE Tutorials for Speaking & Writing, Reading and Listening

It has developed as a common interest among a plethora of students to appear for any noble English assessment tests like the Pearson Test of English, which is considerably popular nowadays. All these aspirants give this exam to enter into any English country either to study, work or to migrate. It is generally given by the ones who pursue English has their second language and need proof to apply for any study or work permit. To check the eligibility of a person, it deals with the powerful tools of the English language: Speaking & Writing, Reading and Listening. Along with that, the PTE Test focuses on the three skills for each task:
  • Fluency
  • Content
  • Pronunciation.
The PTE scorecard with high scores printed in it can help you in entering a reputed institution effortlessly. Consequently, you need to prepare yourself equivalently. Similarly, you can train your self efficiently with a variety of sources around you comprising of the online websites, offline books & coaching centers, and apps. They all provide you some valuable PTE Tutorials for each task and question separately, tips & tricks along with the PTE Practice Test which assists you in preparation.

Firstly, to prepare for any exam it is mandatory to understand and learn the format of the exam. Knowing the pattern of the exam may help you to comprehend what to expect in the PTE Exam, without attending any surprises. As stated earlier, there are four sub-divided modules in this test, the 3-hour PTE test commences with the Speaking & Writing section, where you have to solve a bunch of seven tasks. The Speaking module has five tasks in it: Read Aloud, Repeat Sentence, Describe Image, Retell Lecture, Answer Short Questions. Initially, you will be judged on your oral fluency and pronunciation more rather than the type of content you use. Thus, don't ever go back to correct yourself if you made any mistake as this may decay your content. Also, you should not include any complex words in your speech if you are not able to pronounce it accurately. Also, take care of the good and bad pauses. One must stop on a full stop or a comma, which is necessary. Conversely, one must avoid the bad ones (lexical resources) like 'Hmm' or 'A..'. Further, you must practice by recording your voice so that you can acquire the knowledge of the volume and pitch your sound needs on the test day. In addition to it, intonation is also very crucial in your speech, which means all those places where you need to drop and raise your tone. Similarly, try to speak as naturally and clearly as you can be more observant because most of the speaking tasks contribute to two or more modules at a time, also called the Integrated marking.

Next comes your Writing Section, where you have to attempt two tasks: Summarize Written Text & Essay Writing. While performing this part, always take care of the word limit. Likewise, you are not allowed to extend the essay for more than 300 words or less than 200 words. Also, have to complete the synopsis in one or two sentences. On the other hand, planning is also the key concept to solve this task efficiently. Without planning, one may not be able to present his or her essay sequentially and appropriately. It helps one to distinguish and structurize each paragraph separately, to avoid further confusion. Also, while attempting the task "Summarize Written Text", one should plan accordingly to differentiate the main idea from the supporting details. This also supports one to shorten the summary. Moreover, one must also use synonyms and paraphrase the sentence(s) while writing the summary, instead of copying the whole primary sentence from the given text. Additionally, always re-read your text for all the grammatical and punctuational errors. 

Subsequently, comes the reading module in which you have to solve five questions: Choose Single Answer, Choose Multiple Answers, Reorder Paragraphs, Read and fill in the blanks, read and write te fill-ups. However, the central tip to perform well in this section is to read and understand the questions first and then skim & scan the text for the answers. Consequently, it will help you to locate the answers effortlessly. Moreover, while reordering the paragraphs try to search for the theme, and nouns & pronouns used. Conversely, for the multiple-choice question, the best policy is to implement the elimination strategy. Under this, a student omits out all the incorrect answers from the given options. This helps him or her to find out the right option(s) from a stock of fewer choices, compared to the previous one. As a result, it saves a lot of time and effort to a great extent. Oppositely, if you meet an unfamiliar word in the text or passage, one can interpret the meaning of that word by matching & comparing it with the provided context.

Reaching the last part of the exam, you get an optional 10-minute break in between. Likewise, the listening Module contains a stock of eight questions to solve: Summarize Spoken Test, Choose Multiple Answers, Fill in the Blanks, Highlight correct summary, Choose Single Answer, Select Missing Word, Highlight Incorrect Words, Write from Dictation. There are a lot of diverse tasks to do in this particular section. However, the primary method to ace this part is to listen to the audio or the excerpt carefully because attentiveness is very crucial for this task. One may have to remember or retain the main idea of the audio to complete the answers. For that, an examinee can make rough notes of the essential details on the erasable note board. Also, after listening, write everything you remember in the response box, as this will also act as typed notes for you. Later, you can arrange them, add all the spoken determiners, articles and can check for the spelling and grammatical errors. However, understanding the sentence is also very important, and while making the notes don't lose your concentration. Briefly, one must keep listening to the excerpt attentively to answer all the questions. On the contrary, notes may only help you to confirm or authenticate the answer that you have decided. This helps you to endeavor the listening questions more easily. Moreover, take care of the sequence and plurals while writing the sentence in "Write from Dictation". One can even implement the elimination theory while attempting the task"Highlight Correct Summary, Mulitple Choice Questions".

In a nutshell, there are more tips and methods to solve each question. However, one can learn everything by practicing and solving ample of questions and PTE Practice Test available online on the internet. Many proficient websites also serve you separate assignments for each module individually at a very affordable price. Also, there are tons of books and guides that are a storehouse of model answers. One can compare the self-written answers with these expert solutions to identify the errors. One must also keep on polishing all the required abilities for this test, comprising the Communicative and Enabling skills. These embrace a person's fluency, flow, vocabulary, Written Discourse, and grammar along with the four communicative skills. One can refine them with regular exercises like reading newspapers, listening to various excerpts, recording your voice and speeches, writing short pieces of texts every day and many more. All these activities would help an aspirant to grab more control and command over this language by taking the vocabulary, pronunciation, and flow to another level. Moreover, this exam is aimed at evaluating your abilities to deal with real-life situations in an English atmosphere. Subsequently, one must proffer all the responses with respect to it. In this manner, one can sit for his or her test confidently and come out with flying colors.