Reading PTE


PTE -ACADEMIC READING module will take 32-41 Minutes .This Single Time section contains 15-20 Questions that test both individual and integrated skills. There are Five Question Types in this Section.

Multiple Choice Choose Single Answer

You will be shown a text prompt for this assessment that will be up to 300 words. Only one correct response is to be marked.

You will get 1 point for each correct answer and 0 for incorrect response.

Multiple Choice Choose Multiple Answer

In this part, you will get a text prompt up to 300 words. You will need to answer by selecting the most suitable responses from the list of options

For each Correct Answer you will awarded point, however you will lose -1 point for each Incorrect Answer.

Re-Order Paragraphs

  • A text prompts of up to 50 words, will show some text boxes on the screen in the random order.
  • Read the paragraph, then drag and drop or click the arrows on the screen to put in a correct order.
  • You will get 1 point for every correct pair.

Reading: Fill in the Blanks

For this question you will be provided with a text prompt of up to 80 words. There will be 4-5 Missing words from the text. You will need to select a single Correct Answer from 6-8 words. You will get 1 point for every blank.

Reading and Writing:

This Type of Question will test your reading and writing skills. it is  an integrated skill type Questions. You will be shown a text prompt up to 80 words with up to five blank spaces. You will get 1 point for Every Correct answer.

To do well in the Reading Test there are many core strategies you will need to grasp to get a good score.