Category: PTE Writing

PTE Writing Tasks

The PTE Writing section consists of the following tasks:

Summarize Written Text Task

In the “Summarize written text” task, you will see a short reading passage. Underneath, you will see a response box for you to input your answer.Summarize Written Text

After reading the passage, you must write a one-sentence summary of what you read. It should be between 50 and 75 words, with NO MORE than 75 words in total.

You will have 10 minutes to complete this task.

Write Essay Task

In the “Write essay” task, you will see a prompt appear in front of you.

The prompt will make a statement and then ask you to express how much you either agree or disagree with the statement. It will encourage you to support your points with reasons and examples from your own experience or observations. Underneath the prompt, there will be a response box for you to input your answer.

You will have 20 minutes to write a brief essay (200-300 words maximum) in response to the prompt.

NOTE: Summarise Spoken Text is a part of PTE Listening and PTE Writing. Hence we will cover this section in PTE Listening