PTE Listening Section Details

What is PTE Listening Section and its Details

PTE LISTENING SECTION 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 TypeTask DescriptionNumber of tasksSkills assessedText / recording length
Summarize spoken textAfter listening to a recording, write a summary in 50-70 words.2-3listening and writing60-90 seconds
Multiple-choice choose multiple answersAfter listening to a recording, answer the multiple-choice question on the content or the tone of the recording by selecting more then one option.2-3listening40-90 seconds
Fill in the blanksThe written script appears on the screen. While listening to a recording, type the missing words into the blanks.2-3listening and writing30-60 seconds
Highlight correct summaryAfter listening to a recording, select the text that best summarizes the recoding.2-3listening and reading30-90 seconds
Multiple-choice choose single answerAfter listening to a recording, answer the multiple-choice question on the content or the tone of the recordings by selecting one option.2-3listening30-60 seconds
Select missing wordAfter listening to a recording, select missing word or words that could complete the recording.2-3listening20-70 seconds
Highlight incorrect wordsThe 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.2-3listening and reading15-50 seconds
Write from dictationAfter listening to a recording of a sentence, type the sentence in the given box.3-4listening and writing3-5 seconds

 

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