Pearson English Test Read Aloud – Look at the text below. In 40 seconds, you must read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.
This is a long-answer item type that integrates speaking and reading skills, and requires test takers to read a short text aloud, using correct pronunciation and intonation.
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PTE Read Aloud Practice Sample 12
PTE Read Aloud Practice Sample 13
Pearson English Test: Read Aloud
- Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.
The weather satellite is a type of satellite that is primarily used to monitor the weather and climate of the Earth. Satellites can be polar orbiting, covering the entire Earth asynchronously, or geostationary, hovering over the same spot on the equator. Meteorological satellites see more than clouds and cloud systems. City lights, fires, effects of pollution, auroras, sand and dust storms, snow cover, ice mapping, boundaries of ocean currents, energy flows, etc.
2. Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.
On 2 January 1959, the Soviets launched Luna I, their first lunar probe. Tracking data was obtained for Space Track by the Goldstone site of the California Institute of Technology, which verified that the probe had headed for the moon. Dr. Curtis used a plot of this data in a presentation to a committee of the US House of Representatives.
3. Read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible.
Public relations practitioners are constantly challenged to tell an organization’s story to the public. Top management invariably says, “We need to make them understand our side of the issue.” Providing information on an issue or, in the case of marketing, a product is not likely to change the behavior of the majority of any given public. At least that’s what two decades’ worth of research across multiple disciplines indicates.
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Is it important to concentrate on words to say aloud and the words to say little quiet . I mean flat voice- will it affect my score?
If we repeat the 1 or 2 words by mistakenly. Does it effect the score.
Yes, it does
How to read a sentence that have words inside brackets? Do we read the words that are inside the bracket?
For example, According to latest IMD (India meteorological department) report the real time rainfall statistics has received 128 mm rain.
Don’t read the brackets. Read it like – According to latest IMD India meteorological department report the real time rainfall statistics has received 128 mm rain.
Hi, Which is more important in reading aloud part? Finishing on time or being fluent
Both. You have to be fluent & you have to complete on time
Thank you for your reply.
IF I click next after my recording will that also affect my scores should i let the full 40 sec lapse?
You can click ‘next’ once you have completed your recording, it won’t affect your scores
This 40 seconds includes our preparation time and recording our content?
You get 25 seconds to prepare & 40 seconds to record your answer
how can i count my speaking seconds
You can use mobile for this purpose.
Hi, is there any time limit on recording the read aloud task.
For example , if I have a small paragraph to read and with my speaking fluency it will finish in 23 seconds. So will I get marks or it will be marked as zero.
You get 40 seconds to record your answer. If you finish your answer before the time allotted, it’s a good thing. You won’t get a zero.
Thanks, But is it that I need to finish not less than 33 second. Is there any condition of minimum time of recording.
There are no such conditions.