PTE Listening Module

This is the last section of the PTE Academic exam and the lengthiest one. There are 8 question types in Listening, out of which there are 3 highly scored questions.

PTE Listening

Pattern of Questions

For this question type, you need to write a summary of the lecture, which must not be more than 70 words or less than 50 words. Please remember to utilize all the 10 minutes, as the time will not be carried forward to the next question.

  • 80-90 Seconds Prompt length
  • Listening And Writing Skills assessed
  • 2-3 No. of questions

You need to choose the best answer from the given options. There can be more than one option correct. There is negative marking for this question, so be sure about choosing the option.

  • 40-90 Seconds Prompt length
  • Listening Skills assessed
  • 2-3 No. of questions

You will be given a transcript on the screen; the transcript will have some blanks. As the speaker speaks, you will have to fill the blanks by writing that word.

  • 30-60 Seconds Prompt length
  • Listening And Writing Skills assessed
  • 2-3 No. of questions

For this question type, you need to highlight a summary of the lecture from the given options.

  • 15-50 Seconds Prompt length
  • Listening And Reading Skills assessed
  • 2-3 No. of questions

You need to choose the best answer from the given options There is only one correct option.

  • 30-60 Seconds Prompt length
  • Listening Skills assessed
  • 2-3 No. of questions

At the end of the lecture, a word or group words will be replaced by a beep sound. Select the correct option that completes the statement.

  • 20-70 Seconds Prompt length
  • Listening Skills assessed
  • 2-3 No. of questions

The transcript of a recording will appear on the screen. While listening to the recording, you need to identify the words that differ from what is said. There is negative marking in this question type as well, for each incorrectly chosen word 1 mark will be deducted.

  • 15-50 Seconds Prompt length
  • Listening And Reading Skills assessed
  • 2-3 No. of questions

For this question type, you need to write the sentence exactly in the same way as the speaker speaks.

  • 3-5 Seconds Prompt length
  • Listening And Writing Skills assessed
  • 3-4 No. of questions

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