PTE READ ALOUD / Houston
PTE Read Aloud task on the PTE exam tests your reading and speaking skills. It is a long-answer speaking question type with a length of up to 60 words. This task consists of about 6 -7 questions. It has partial scoring so you should speak something rather than speaking nothing at all. That will get you a few points and not a straight zero. This task is scored out of 15 points and it contributes the points to 3 different skills: oral fluency, content, and pronunciation. You will get 30 - 40 seconds of preparation time. Utilize this time to read the sentence and break it into small parts. Use the breaking points to take a small pause but do not take too many pauses.