PTE Academic Speaking Read aloud tips

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In Read Aloud you are scored on
1. Pronounciation
2. Oral Fluency
3. Word stress
4. Intonation


You have 40 or 35 seconds to read the text, then 40 seconds to record your answer.



Native speakers pause slightly between sense groups For example

In most countries // Eduction is not only a right // but an obligation// Parents of children// who are found outside of school// can be punished under the law. ( // represents each sense group i-e group of words which make sense independently )

2. Your pronounciation should be like native speakers

3. Stress the important words or key words in the sentence ,your voice should go loud as you speak them.
For example
Market research is a vital part of any business.

You should stress
Market research
vital part