Tips to Improve Scores in Listening Sections of PTE

In testing and certifying of English language, Pearson Test of English has become a new favorite platform for international students. There are reasons for this preference shift among international students from giants like IELTS or TOEFL in testing field. PTE is a secure, reliable, and offers results faster than any agency in this field. Though it is a new agency but its scores are accepted in over 6000 organizations globally. Takers can book test on flexible dates in authorized centers present around the globe.

Reasons to Take PTE Test

PTE is a fully computer-based test and ideal for takers who hate paperwork. The test checks four parameters in English language as speaking, writing, reading, and listening. Questions are framed from real-life activities and academic contents. To succeed in PTE Academic test, advance preparation is the key for takers. Anyone can get the desired score with rigorous practices according to the syllabus of the test.

Preparation Tips for Listening Section

A good overall score is gettable when you practice rigorously suited for every section. You need preparation based on items of the sections. Focus on every item and practice accordingly to get desired scores.

Improving scores in listening section need good practices to improve concentration. Getting a higher score is difficult as answer needs to be given in “real-time” in this section. Unlike reading or writing section, you can’t go back in listening section for correction. This is why you need to listen carefully and pay attention according to questions. You can use podcast and video for practices before taking the exam.

Here are the items of listening section:

  • Summarize spoken text
  • Multiple choice, choose multiple answers
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Highlight correct summary
  • Multiple choice, choose single answer
  • Select missing word
  • Highlight incorrect words
  • Write from dictation

Tips to score higher in listening:

  • Listen carefully to audio or video as it is played only once
  • Note down key points to use in your answer
  • Maintain word count 50–70 words (in summarizing spoken text)
  • Check your spelling, grammar, and plural forms
  • Concentrate on the repeated words
  • Find out the real topics and contexts of contents
  • Add noted points in support of your answer

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