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