Reading is the second section of the PTE and and will take approximately 30-40 minutes. It includes 5 tasks in total. The reading materials for this section are all authentic texts about a variety of academic subjects, including humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. Don’t worry, you won’t need to be particularly knowledgeable about these subjects, as all of the information needed to answer the questions can be found in the texts.

The tasks in the Reading section are as follows:

Multiple-choice, choose single answer (2-3 times) –> For an overview, click here

Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers (2-3 times) –> For an overview, click here

Re-order paragraphs (2-3 times) –> For an overview, click here

Reading: Fill in the blanks (4-5 times) –> For an overview, click here

Reading & Writing: Fill in the blanks (5-6 times) –> For an overview, click here 

For FAQ’s about the Reading section, click here.