What to do in Read Aloud PTE section?
In this section, you will get a text on the screen. You will get 40 seconds to read the text exactly as you see it. Don’t add any new words Such as “is” “the” and “etc. Also, don’t correct any word if you mispronounce.
You can expect roughly 7 texts for this section. Each text will usually be a single paragraph in the midst of 50-65 words.
Points to remember:-
- Read at a Moderate Pace.
- Read the Phrases.
- Stress the words ending with “S”.
- Read like a news reader.
How to Improve your Speaking Read Aloud?
One of the most important thing in speaking section is not to use fillers like “Uhh ahh err”, during your test. Also, it is very important to record your voice and listen to the recordings. Ask your trainer to asses your recordings. While recording your voice speak naturally as you can and don’t user the fillers and don’t rush.
A startling fact is that log on aloud contributes 30 points towards your reading score.
In an experimental test, one of our tutors finalized the exam by the put off of the speaking section, but surprisingly, the exam description shows that the reading score is 30 not null.
One implication of these consequences is that you have to child maintenance each word correctly and make natural pauses and accentuation. For more practice material follow our YouTube Channel. You could make hand gestures in the meantime to put taking place to your pronunciation.
Tips to Improve PTE Read Aloud
Top 20 tips to improve your Read Aloud skills in the PTE exam:
- Practice regularly: The more you practice, the better you become. Make it a habit to read aloud every day, even if it’s just for a few minutes.
- Focus on pronunciation: Pay attention to your pronunciation and work on improving it. Practice pronouncing difficult words and phrases until you feel confident.
- Work on your intonation: Your voice should rise and fall naturally when you speak, reflecting the natural stress and rhythm of the language. Pay attention to the intonation patterns of native speakers and practice imitating them.
- Use correct stress and rhythm: English has a specific stress and rhythm pattern, which can be challenging for non-native speakers. Work on getting the stress and rhythm right, so your sentences sound natural.
- Use appropriate pacing: You should be able to read aloud at a steady pace without rushing or stumbling over words. Practice reading at a comfortable speed.
- Understand the context: Before you start reading aloud, take a moment to understand the context and meaning of the passage. This will help you to read more fluently and confidently.
- Record yourself: Recording yourself while you read aloud can be a great way to identify areas where you need to improve. Listen back to your recordings and make notes on areas you need to work on.
- Use punctuation: Pay attention to punctuation marks and use them to guide your intonation and pacing. This will help you to read more naturally.
- Speak clearly: Enunciate your words clearly and don’t mumble. Speak loud enough so that the microphone can pick up your voice.
- Relax and stay calm: Take a deep breath before you start reading aloud, and try to relax. Stay calm and focused, even if you make a mistake. Remember, practice makes perfect!
- Familiarize yourself with the PTE format: It’s essential to be familiar with the PTE exam format, including the Read Aloud section. Familiarize yourself with the instructions and the format of the passage so you can read aloud more confidently.
- Use stress and emphasis: Use stress and emphasis to highlight important words and phrases in the passage. This can help you to convey the meaning of the passage more effectively.
- Use appropriate tone and expression: Use appropriate tone and expression to convey the tone and meaning of the passage. If the passage is sad or serious, for example, use a more subdued tone of voice.
- Practice with different accents: The PTE exam features speakers with different accents, so it’s a good idea to practice reading aloud in different accents. This can help you to understand different accents and improve your pronunciation.
- Read aloud to others: Practice reading aloud to others, such as friends or family members. This can help you to get feedback and identify areas where you need to improve.
- Use visualization: Try to visualize the words and sentences in the passage as you read aloud. This can help you to understand the meaning of the passage and read more fluently.
- Use body language: Use appropriate body language to emphasize certain words or phrases. For example, you can use hand gestures or facial expressions to emphasize a point.
- Take breaks: If you feel tired or frustrated, take a short break and come back to it later. It’s important to be patient and not to push yourself too hard.
- Seek feedback: Seek feedback from a teacher or tutor, or even from other students. They can provide valuable insights into areas where you need to improve.
- Stay motivated: Stay motivated and positive, even if you make mistakes. Remember that every mistake is an opportunity to learn and improve. Celebrate your successes, and keep working hard to achieve your goals.