Pearson English Test 6 – Listening (Summarize Spoken Text)

Pearson English Test Summarize Spoken Text – You will hear a short report. Write a summary in 50-70 words. This is a long-answer item type that integrates listening and writing skills, and requires test takers to understand, analyze and combine information from a spoken text, and then summarize the key points in writing.

You have 10 minutes to finish this task. Your response will be judged on the quality of your writing and on how well your response presents the key points presented in the report.

PTE Practice Test: Summarize Spoken Text

  • Listen to the audio and summarize spoken text in your own words #1

Note: This transcript is given for your reference purpose only. It will not be given in PTE Academic examination.

TRANSCRIPT

Nutrition, which depends on food, is also of utmost importance in the cure of disease. The primary cause of disease is a weakened organism or lowered resistance in the body, arising from the adoption of a fully nutritional pattern. There is an elaborate healing mechanism within the body but it can perform its functions only if it is abundantly supplied with all the essential nutritional factors.  Click here to read full transcript

Human cell need at least 45 chemical components and elements. Each of these 45 substances, called essential nutrients, must be present in an adequate diet. The nutrients include Oxygen and Water. The other 43 essential nutrients are classified into five groups: Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, and vitamins. All 45 of these nutrients are vitally important and they work together. Therefore, the absence of any may result in disease, eventually death.

 

  • Listen to the audio and summarize spoken text in your own words #2

Note: This transcript is given for your reference purpose only. It will not be given in PTE Academic examination.

TRANSCRIPT

Australia is a continent that experiences a variety of climates due to its size. The temperature can range from below zero in the Snowy Mountains in southern Australia to extreme heat in the Kimberley region in the north-west of the continent. Due to the size of the continent, there is not one single seasonal calendar for the entire continent. Instead there are six climatic zones and this translates as two main seasonal patterns. Click here to read full transcript

There is a Summer / Autumn / Winter / Spring pattern in the Temperate zone, also affecting the Desert and the Grassland climatic zones and, a Wet / Dry pattern in the tropical north which includes the Equatorial, Tropical and sub-tropical zones. Depending upon where you are each Month, the season will vary on whether the weather is defined by the Temperate zone seasons or the tropical seasons.

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