Pearson Test of English is the exam to test the ability of a non-native speaker to know the level of English language. PTE exam is designed so meticulously that all the aspects of learning the new language are covered. PTE repeat sentence tests your ability of how you adapt the language and how well you understand the language. Studies show that the ability to repeat the sentence tells how an individual is learning that particular language. One can mimic up to 3 to 4 words. But it is really hard to mimic the sentence and repeat exactly the same if you don’t understand the language. To improve the PTE repeat sentence listening score, just follow below steps.
Let’s look at how PTE repeat sentence is scored and where you need to focus more on.
PTE scoring algorithm will score you on the basis of how well you repeat the sentence in exact same sequence. Along with it, it also contributes to the pronunciation and the oral fluency marks in the enabling skills. In pronunciation, it is scored on how well your speech is understandable by most of the native and non-native speakers. It is not necessary that one should repeat sentence exactly the same way as native-like, but it should be audible and properly dictated. For oral fluency, one must speak smoothly without ‘umming’ and ‘urring’, which plays a vital role in increasing your score for oral fluency.
Three mantras from PTE GURUS for improving the PTE Repeat Sentence:
Overcome the frustration and practice daily without fail.
Initially, for the non-native speakers, repeating 12 to 13 words sentence in a go is quite a tedious task. As a result, this will frustrate a lot of students and makes them feel demotivated. To overcome this frustration, the key is to practice daily and repeat sentence will come naturally. Try to remember 4 to 5 words initially and repeat it with normal pace and proper pronunciation. With daily practice of repeat sentence for half hour, within a week you see the change and start remembering the more words. Remember, regular practice makes your task much easier and help to overcome the fear and frustration of the exam. Additionally, one thing you can do to get used to the exam pattern is to give PTE mock test and adapt to the atmosphere.
Listen to the podcast and YouTube videos to make familiar to the different pronunciation.
In the PTE exam, the examinee will get the sentence with the different accent of the speaker, from British to American and other too. So it is of much importance that before going for the PTE exam one must get used to the accent of these speakers. Watching YouTube videos helps to train your brain with the new accent and helps it over the long cause. The other medium which you can use to increase the memory is to listen to the podcast while traveling or doing the work. By doing so, you are training your subconscious mind to adapt to the new language. Our detailed study about the Listening section is been provided by our GURUS, which you can find at our blog section
Remember the sentence in chunks.
It is quite hard for the non-native speaker to repeat the longer sentences. The first baby step for the non-native speaker is to start remembering the sentence in a chunk, in fact for all the students. Look at the example:
The student welfare officer/ can help with questions/ about exam techniques.
The above sentence is divided into three chunks, for which you can repeat in exact format. Try to make a habit and as the practice progress you will find your mojo and be like a pro-native speaker.
The last and important tips from our GURUS, which will help you to excel your Listening score
“FAKE IT UNTIL YOU MAKE IT”, is famous saying, which also applies perfectly to the PTE exam. As the exam is conducted over the computer. You can mimic the sound just like the speaker if you were unable to catch the word. It is of quite high chance that you might get the mark as it is evaluated by computer. So remember; “FAKE IT UNTIL YOU MAKE IT”.
Don’t forget that enough practice is a must before going for the PTE exam. So it is better to get ready by giving enough PTE practice test and appearing as much as PTE mock test before the final day.
- Practice regularly of PTE repeat sentence in order to get you tempo and adapt to the question type. (You can also give PTE practice test for repeat sentence).
- Watching and listening to the different movies and videos as well as the audios from the different accent across the world.
- Try to not remember the whole sentence. Divide the sentence into the chunk, which will make your task much easier.
- Last but not the least: “Fake it until you make it”. The sentence explains itself.
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