identifying the topic and supporting points or examples and summarizing the main idea and inferring the context, purpose or tone.
forming a conclusion from what a speaker says and predicting how a speaker may continue
identifying errors in a transcription and identifying a speaker’s purpose, tone and attitude
Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers is a multiple-choice listening item type with more than one correct response.It tests your ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate a brief audio or video recording on an academic subject.
Fill in the blanks is a an item type that tests your ability to listen for missing words in a recording and type the missing words into a transcription.It assesses both your writing and listening skills.
Highlight Correct summary is an item type that tests your ability to comprehend, analyze and combine information from a recording and identify the most accurate summary of the recording.
Multiple-choice, choose single answer is multiple-choice listening item type with a single correct response.It tests your ability to interpret, analyze and evaluate a brief recording on an academic subject.
Select missing word is an item type that tests your ability to predict what a speaker will say based on contextual clues in a recording.It assesses listening skills.
Highlight incorrect words is an item type that tests your ability to listen for and point out the differences between a recording and a transcription.It assesses both listening and reading skills.
Write from dictation is an item type that tests your ability to understand and remember a sentence you hear, and then write it exactly as you hear it using correct spelling.It assesses both writing and listening skills.
Want to analyze your skills for PTE
Guess the meanings of unfamiliar words using context clues.You can get a general idea of what is said witout understanding everything you hear
Use clarification techniques to check for information. For example,”What time did you say?” or “Can you repeat the population figures?” Ask specifically for the information you need.