·        Get your passport ready a night before the exam.
·        Be relaxed and never get stressed.
·        Try to reach 40min, before on the exam place, before your exam starts.
·        Never recall the words or notes, try to get relax all the time.
·        Always get your microphones checked by invigilator.
·        Don’t introduce yourself in full details: Just mention, My name is -------- and I’m taking the PTE Academic Test.
·        When you get on the record and playback option, always double check your microphones, whether recording properly or not.
·        Fix the position of microphone in a correct position near to your position, don’t play with any other button on the equipment e.g trying to increase microphone volume, always get it done by invigilator.
·        Click on Next Section to begin the exam.

Good Luck for the exam
Speaking Section:-
1) Read Aloud
·        No. of items are 6 or 7
·        Try to give stress on key words and high frequency vocabulary words.
·        Be smooth and clear
·        Never hesitate as it will negatively influence your oral fluency
·        Read aloud score goes in reading as well.
·        Never try to correct your mistakes by going backwards as you will make more mistakes.
·        You would be provided 35 seconds in the beginning to read the passage, avail that time to get yourself familiar with anonymous words.
·        There would be a beep when the recording starts. Keep an eye on recording always.

2) Repeat Sentence
·        Try to grasp maximum ideas or words of the speaker.
·        Write the second half of the sentence quickly, if you are having a short-term memory concern.
·        Partially credited-doesn’t weigh too much score.
·        Always try to deliver maximum information.
·        NEVER TAKE A SILENCE BREAK OF 3 SEC, as the recording will finish recording. Use gap fillers in every section of speaking, except read aloud section, e.g. let me see/think, I see, as far as I know etc.
3) Graph/Describe image
·        What kind of graph it is. i.e. line graph/pie chart/bar graph etc.
·        What is the title of graph
·        Time span i.e. from the year ---- to ------.
·        Highest percentage/proportion
·        Lowest percentage/proportion
·        Use specific vocabulary of graph.
·        Never hesitate
·        Use gap fillers, if unable to deliver information on time
4) Re-tell lecture
·        Note down key-words, points and ideas.
·        Start with” The speaker/lecturer/lecture depicts about-----
·        Introduction of topic
·        Causes and effects/advantages and disadvantages/comparison
·        Conclusion
5) Answer short-questions
·        Recall answers/information that sound familiar with the question.
·        Everyday life/calendar/scientific general knowledge questions relevant to academic subjects.

Writing Section:-
1) Summary:-
·        Try to give main point of the passage in one sentence only.
·        Separate the sentence using punctuation.
·        Always start from Research shows/Study reveals/The lecture depicts about-----
·        Try to focus on words limit mentioned in the question.
·        Keep an eye on time-frame i.e. 10 minutes for each summary.
·        Set aside a minimum of 1 minute approx. for checking mistakes, spellings, grammar and vocabulary.
·        Never mention irrelevant idea as it will affect your written disclosure(idea mentioned properly).
2) Essay:-

·        Word limit should not be less than 200 and not more than 300 as your essay will not get checked by the computer.
·        Mentioned paragraphs and ideas properly.
·        Keep an eye on time frame i.e 20 min for each essay
·        Use proper grammar and high frequency vocabulary words as they will entail (increase) your score.
·        Leave 2 minutes at the end for re-checking the essay.

(Skip to Next Question after completing each section, as computer will not do it by itself)

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