SST – Summarize Spoken Text

What to expect – PTE – SST – Summarize Spoken Text

In this section, you will hear a short audio lecture. You need to write a summary for a fellow student who was not present. You should write 50-70 words. 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.

There will be 2-3 item sets in the exam from this section. The recording will be between 60 to 90 seconds long.

How you are scored –  PTE – SST – Summarize Spoken Text

2 Provides a good summary of the text. All relevant aspects are mentioned
1 Provides a fair summary of the text, but one or two aspects are missing
0 Omits or misrepresents the main aspects

2 Contains 50-70 words
1 Contains 40-49 words or 71-100 words
0 Contains less than 40 words or more than 100 words. Summary is written in capital letters, contains no punctuation or consists only of bullet points or very short sentences

2 Correct grammatical structures
1 Contains grammatical errors with no hindrance to communication
0 Defective grammatical structures which could hinder communication

2 Appropriate choice of words
1 Some lexical errors but with no hindrance to communication
0 Defective word choice which could hinder communication

2 Correct spelling
1 One spelling error
0 More than one spelling error

  1. Truism
  2. Telescope
  3. Smile of Mother And Baby
  4. Tim Berners-Lee
  5. Australian Housing Price
  6. Socialism
  7. Implicit AND Explicit Memory
  8. HTML
  9. History and Journal Writing
  10. Happiness
  11. Epidemic Transmitting
  12. Genes Appearance
  13. Children Depression
  14. Abstraction Symbol
  15. African Economy
  16. Misuse Of Drugs
  17. Water Purification
  18. African Economy
  19. Architecture Design
  20. Big Bang Theory
  21. Fossil Fuels
  22. Student Loan
  23. The Secret Life of Bees
  24. Typhoid Mary
  25. Animal Survival and Reproduction
  26. Amory Lovings
  27. Citizenship Curriculum
  28. Competition faced by LSE
  29. Sharing Power
  30. Indian Peasants Debts
  31. Vitamin D
  32. Cocoa Aztects
  33. Einstein & Universe
  34. Stanford University Business School – Management and Leadership
  35. Sound Receptors
  36. War of Talents
  37. Kids in Museums