PTE Academic Test Section

READING

Reading requires you to test your ability to understand written English in an Academic Enviornment

PTE-Academic reading

CLASSIFYING INFORMATION

classifying and categorizing information and following a logical or chronological sequence of events and reading a text under timed condition

COMPREHENDING ABSTRACT INFORMATION

comprehending concrete and abstract information and inferring the meaning of unfamiliar words

UNDERSTANDING ACADEMIC VOCABULARY

understanding academic vocabulary and the difference between connotation and denotation

MULTIPLE-CHOICE, CHOOSE SINGLE ANSWER

Multiple-choice, choose single answer is a multiple-choice reading item type with a single correct response. It tests your ability to analyze, interpret, and evaluate a short reading text on an academic subject.

MULTIPLE-CHOICE, CHOOSE MULTIPLE ANSWERS

Multiple-choice, choose multiple answer is a multiple-choice reading item type with a more than one correct response. It tests your ability to analyze, interpret, and evaluate a short reading text on an academic subject.

RE-ORDER PARAGRAPH

Re-order paragraphs is a reading item type with a single correct order for the text boxes in a reading text.It tests your ability to understand the organization and cohesion of an academic text.

READING : FILL IN THE BLANKS

Reading: Fill in the blanks is a reading item type with a single correct order for each blank.It tests your ability to use context and grammatical cues to identify words that are complete a reading text.

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READ FOR PLEASURE

Do not interrupt your reading to look up words in a dictionary.Note unfamiliar words if you wish to check them later.Guess the meanings of words from the context, or simply carry on reading.

READ FOR INFORMATION

Read the text quickly to determine the type of text and to find the title, section headings, table of contents or abstract. These provide clues to the content and structure of the text.

RESPOND TO QUESTIONS

Read the questions quickly to get an idea of what you are required to look for. Some questions may ask for specific information, identification of the gist, or attitudes and points of view.