PTE Academic Tutorial —4
Part 3: Overview
In Part 3 you are tested mainly on your listening skills.
This part consists of questions that are based on audio or video clips which begin to play automatically. You hear each audio or video clip only once so listen carefully. You are allowed to take notes.
For each question you have the opportunity to adjust the volume. While the audio clip is playing, move the control bar to the right to increase the volume or to the left to decrease the volume.
Listening & Writing: Summarize spoken text
For this item type you hear an audio recording and need to write a 50-70 word summary on what you heard.
You have 10 minutes to write your summary.
The audio begins to play automatically. You are only able to listen to the audio recording once.
The Word Count at the bottom of the screen counts the number of words you write. Make sure to write a minimum of 50 words, but no more than 70 words.
There are also cut, copy and paste buttons which you may choose to use while constructing your summary.
Cut: Select text from your answer that you wish to remove and left-click “Cut”。 Copy: Select text from your answer that you wish to copy and left-click “Copy”。 Paste: Place the cursor where you wish to paste the cut/copied text and left-click “Paste”。
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