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