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