SCORING IN PTE (Reading and Listening)

If you are planning to appear for the Pearson Test of English , or Scoring in PTE, you must know about the interrelation of scores among the four sections.

Scoring in PTE is a 3 hours examination that contains 4 different sections, like Speaking & Writing, Reading, and Listening. These four sections have 20 sub-tasks, also known as task types. The sections of PTE are interrelated to each other in terms of scores. These interrelations of scores for the Reading and Listening section are discussed in below table:

INTERRELATION OF SCORES

READING

MCQ, CHOOSE A SINGLE ANSWER This task type helps the candidate to fetch scores for the Reading section only. It does not contribute to any other section.
MCQ, CHOOSE MULTIPLE  ANSWER MCQ, Multiple answers also contribute to the respective section only. The scores earned in this task type will help to boost the Reading scores.
RE-ORDER PARAGRAPH Re-order paragraph allows the candidate to benefit from their scores in the Reading section only.
READING: FILL IN THE BLANKS The Reading fill in the blanks, also known as Drag & Drop fill in the blanks, helps the candidate to get scores for the respective section. Whatever the candidate will be able to score in this task type, will remain in the Reading Section only.
READING & WRITING: FILL IN THE BLANKS These fill-in blanks are also known as the Drop Down fill in the blanks. The scores earned in this task type will help the candidate to score well in the Writing as well as in the Reading Section.

LISTENING

SUMMARIZE SPOKEN TEXT This task type will benefit two different sections of PTE. It will help the candidate to get scores for the Writing Section and the Listening Section.
MCQ, CHOOSE MULTIPLE ANSWER MCQ, Multiple answers do not contribute to any other section, as the rewarded scores remain in the Listening Section.
FILL IN THE BLANKS The fill in the blanks enables the candidate to earn scores for two different sections. It helps to get scores for Writing and the Listening Section.
HIGHLIGHT CORRECT SUMMARY This task type helps you get good scores in Reading Section and the Listening Section.
MCQ, CHOOSE A SINGLE ANSWER This task type does not contribute to any other section. Whatever scores the candidate receives in this task type, remains in the Listening Section.
SELECT MISSING WORD Select Missing Words do not contribute to any other section other than Listening Section.
HIGHLIGHT INCORRECT WORDS It is considered as one of the most important task types for the Reading and for Listening Section in PTE. As it helps to get good scores for two different sections.
WRITE FROM DICTATION This task type is one of the most important task types in order to attain good scores for Writing Section and for the Listening section.

SCORING IN PTE

As it is said that “no one is perfect in all aspect”, the interrelation of the task type make it a little easy to score well in the Scoring in PTE examination.

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