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PTE Academic Speaking Tasks - Chapter Summary
In these lessons on the Speaking portion of the PTE Academic Test, you'll get tips on what to do if you get nervous while speaking. You can also gain a clearer understanding of how to quickly answer a self-introduction question. By the end of the chapter, you should be positioned to:
- Recall the types of questions found in the Speaking portion of the PTE Academic Test
- Discuss strategies for answering self-introduction questions
- Explain how Read Aloud and Repeat Sentence sections of the test are organized
- Recount tips for succeeding in the Describe Image section
- Detail how the Re-tell Lecture and Answer Short Questions sections are organized
- Explain how to control your pace when speaking
- List strategies for getting back on track if you make a mistake while speaking
- Identify and correct mistakes in your speaking
These self-paced lessons can quickly improve how much you know about the Speaking portion of the PTE Academic Test. Expert instructors guide you through each lesson while providing an engaging learning experience. A brief quiz is available for each lesson to test your knowledge.
1. PTE Academic Speaking Overview & Question Types
The PTE Academic Test consists of three parts and assesses your skills in four different English skills. The first part of the test includes the speaking exercises. How are these tasks administered and what will you be expected to know? Check out this article for an in-depth look at this important part of the PTE!
2. Self-Introduction Question: Strategies & Tips
In this lesson we will explore some strategies you can use to compose a self-introduction speech. Whether you're taking a test, interviewing for a job, on the first day of class, or meeting your in-laws, knowing how to speak clearly can be the first step to becoming a successful, confident person.
3. How to Pace Yourself When Speaking
It's perfectly normal to start talking faster when you're nervous, but it does make you harder to understand. Here's how to get it under control and maintain a regular speaking pace.
4. Managing Mistakes While Speaking
Do you get tongue-tied while you're speaking? Does one small mistake throw you completely off your game? Learn some strategies for managing your mistakes in the moment and getting back on track in this lesson.
5. Identifying & Correcting Errors in Your Own Speaking
It's not always easy to hear mistakes in your own speaking. In this lesson, you'll get some tips and advice for improving your own spoken English even if you don't have anyone else to practice with.
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