IELTS using Speaking and writing training
All test takers should prepare for PTE Academic, even if English is your first language.
Test takers who consider themselves to be fluent in English sometimes score less well in English tests than they could have, because lack of preparation affects their performance on the day.
|Question type||Scoring||Communicative skills||Enabling skills andother traits scored||Strategies|
|Read aloud||Partial credit||Reading and speaking||Oral fluency, Pronunciation, Content||Make an attempt at unknown words.|
|Repeat sentence||Partial credit||Listening and speaking||Oral fluency, Pronunciation, Content||Do not go back to correct yourself or hesitate.|
|Describe image||Partial credit||Speaking||Oral fluency, Pronunciation, Content||Describe the general content of the image, then summarize the most significant points, referring to details for support.|
|Re-tell lecture||Partial credit||Listening and speaking||Oral fluency, Pronunciation, Content||Pay attention to the lecture and take notes.|
|Answer short question||Correct/ incorrect||Listening and speaking||Vocabulary||Respond with a single word or short phrase.|
|Summarize written text||Partial credit||Reading and writing||Grammar, Vocabulary, Content, Form||Check the content and length of the summary.|
|Write essay||Partial credit||Writing||Grammar, Vocabulary, Spelling, Written discourse,|
Content; development, structure and coherence; form, general linguistic range
|Plan, draft, check and finalize|