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PTE Academic Reading Tasks - Chapter Summary
Our instructors have developed engaging lessons you can view whenever your schedule permits to better understand what to expect on the reading section of the PTE Academic test. Completing this chapter will enable you to do the following with confidence:
- Describe the purpose of the PTE reading portion and detail its sections
- Answer multiple-choice questions in the reading section
- Re-order PTE Academic test reading section paragraphs
- Complete fill-in-the-blanks in the reading section
- Choose the correct reading strategy based on a type of text
- Interpret tone in fiction
Review one, several or all lessons and articles in this chapter to improve your understanding of and readiness to take the reading section of the test. If you have questions about the topics explored in this chapter, be sure to send them to our experts. Quizzes accompanying the lessons can check your understanding of the concepts they cover. All resources in this chapter are available 24/7 via any computer or mobile device.
1. Overview of the PTE Academic Reading Section
The Reading section of the PTE Academic exam provides a stiff test of a candidate's reading comprehension skills. Keep reading for more information on the structure and types of questions you'll encounter on this part of the assessment.
2. Fill in the Blanks in the PTE Academic Reading Section
The PTE Academic exam tests your English skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. In this lesson, we will focus on the fill in the blank segment of the reading section of the exam.
3. Matching Reading Strategies to Different Text Types
How a reader approaches text depends on the type of text they are reading and the purpose for reading. In this lesson, we will examine how to select reading strategies based on the content and purpose of the text.
4. Interpreting Tone in Fiction
This lesson will explore tone in fiction. We will define tone, talk about various types of tone, discuss how authors communicate tone, and practice identifying the tone of some writing samples.
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