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Logically organising Describe Image

In the previous step, you learnt about structuring your answers to the Re-tell Lecture item type. In this step, you will learn about structuring your answers for Describe Image item …

Logically organising Re-tell Lecture

In the previous step, you watched Shaoling attempting a Re-tell Lecture item type. In this step, you will look at how you can logically organise your own Re-tell Lecture responses …

Analysing responses – Logical organisation

In this Analysing responses video, you watched Shaoling complete a practice Re-tell Lecture item type. Listen to the response you recorded retelling the lecture and give yourself feedback. Discussion You …

Using details, examples and explanation

When completing the Re-tell Lecture and Descibe Image item types, you need to use details, examples and explanation to sufficiently express the content and make sure that retell all the …

Analysing responses: Details and examples

In this Analysing responses video, you watched Syed complete a practice Describe Image item type. Like in Week 1, we asked you to record your answer so that you could …

Week 1 Practice

Now that you have a better understanding of the speaking section of PTE Academic and know how fluency is an important skill, it is time for you to practise. This …

Grammar: Tenses and voice

Throughout the speaking section of PTE Academic, you need to recognise and use English grammatical structures. This is important across all item types as an understanding of grammar can help …

Producing fluent speech

In the previous step, you watched Shaoling attempt a Read Aloud item type and saw that she had some issues with fluency. Let’s now look at how this can be …

Speaking at a natural rate

In the previous step, you watched Nisha attempting a Describe Image item, and Rose identified that she could work on improving her rate of speech. Let’s see how this can …

Analysing responses: Fluency

In this second Analysing responses video, you have watched Shaoling complete a practice Read Aloud item type. We asked you to record yourself practising the same item types and to …

Analysing responses: Rate of speech

In this first Analysing responses video, you watched Nisha complete some Repeat Sentence item types. We asked you to record yourself practising the same item types and to listen and …

Item types

In this step, Rose and Jose will explain the different item types in the speaking section of PTE Academic in more detail. At the end of each video, they will …

Introduction to the speaking section

In the next step, you will learn about each of the five assessed item types in the speaking section of PTE Academic. This will help you understand the requirements for …

Welcome from Pearson

Welcome to Practise your PTE Academic Speaking skills from Freya Thomas Monk, Senior Vice President, Pearson English Assessment. PTE Academic is the world’s first computer based English test that uses …

Welcome from Macquarie University

Practise your PTE Academic Speaking Skills contains useful strategies to help you achieve your desired score in the speaking section of PTE Academic. To make the most of this course, …