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PTE Academic Score Guide

part 1: Speaking and Writing

  • Read Aloud

    Number of Items : 6-7

    Scoring : Partial Credit

  • Repeat Sentence

    Number of Items : 10-12

    Scoring : Partial Credit

  • Describe Image

    Number of Items : 6-7

    Scoring : Partial Credit

  • Re-tell Lecture

    Number of Items : 3-4

    Scoring : Partial Credit

  • Answer Short Question

    Number of Items : 10-12

    Scoring : Correct/Incorrect

  • Summarize Written Text

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Partial Credit

  • Write Essay

    Number of Items : 1-2

    Scoring : Partial Credit

part 2: Reading

  • Reading And Writing: Fill In The Blanks

    Number of Items : 5-6

    Scoring : Partial credit (for each correctly completed blank)

  • Multiple-Choice, Choose Multiple Answers

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Partial credit (for each correct response. Points deducted for incorrect options chosen)

  • Re-order Paragraphs

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Partial credit (for each correctly ordered, adjacent pair)

  • Reading: Fill In The Blanks

    Number of Items : 4-5

    Scoring : Partial credit (for each correctly completed blank)

  • Multiple-Choice, Choose Single Answer

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Correct/Incorrect

part 3: Listening

  • Summarize Spoken Text

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Partial Credit

  • Multiple-Choice, Choose Multiple Answers

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Partial credit (for each correct response. Points deducted for incorrect options chosen)

  • Fill In The Blanks

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Partial credit (each correct word spelled correctly)

  • Highlight Correct Summary

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Correct/Incorrect

  • Multiple-Choice, Choose Single Answer

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Correct/Incorrect

  • Select Missing Word

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Correct/Incorrect

  • Highlight Incorrect Words

    Number of Items : 2-3

    Scoring : Partial credit (for each word. Points deducted for incorrect options chosen)

  • Write From Dictation

    Number of Items : 3-4

    Scoring : Partial credit (for each word spelled correctly)

Communicative Skills

  • Listening

  • Reading

  • Speaking

  • Writing

Enabling Skills

  • Grammar

  • Oral Fluency

  • Pronunciation

  • Spelling

  • Vocabulary

  • Written Discourse