Tips for PTE Write Essay

In the exam you may get 1 or 2 questions, it cannot be exact. PTE write essay questions are normally repetitive, and hence we have attached a list of PTE essays for your perusal at the bottom of this section.

ITEM TIME

20 minutes for each question.

TIME MANAGE

3mins to Plan, 14mins for writing, 3mins for checking(spellings, grammar).

WRITE AN ESSAY TIPS

Do not use bullet points at any stage of your writing. Read the question carefully and underline all the information you need to include. In the essay, often you will find background information in the question itself. Make sure you answer the question completely.

For example, if given question is “ Do you agree or disagree “ do not write generally about the topic. Take a stand and support your stand with examples. Other types of questions are opinion essay, advantages & disadvantages, or Problem & Solution. The examiner will not spend very long grading your paper. You need to create an immediate good impression and the best way to do this is to present a well-structured piece of writing with clearly laid out paragraphs. This way the examiner is going to be on your side. If, however, it looks disorganized, the examiner is not going to be impressed. Try to write at least 3-5 paragraphs.

Intro – 1 para,
Body – 2-3 paras,
Conclusion – 1para.

The more words you write, you more mistakes you are likely to make. The more words you write, the less efficient you become and the quality will fall. The ideal is to aim for between 260 – 280 words in the essay. Don’t copy whole sections of the question. If you copy whole sections of the question, the examiner will not consider those words. Timing can be a problem. It is important to keep moving and stick to your timing. You can only achieve this with proper practice. It is important to check your writing for grammatical errors. You need to have a checklist before you enter the exam of what mistakes you typically make. Like spellings and punctuations, grammar, Plurals. In the body, the section gives examples, reasons, statistics to describe. You should also check your writing for unnecessary word repetition – you are graded on the variety of your language. You should note this does not mean you need to use long, complex words, rather it means you should use precise words. Do not try complex sentences if you are not confident about grammar you are using; since grammar mistakes always lower your score.

SAMPLE QUESTION

You will have 20 minutes to plan, write and revive an essay about the topic below. Your response will be judged on how well you develop a position, organize your ideas, present supporting details, and control the elements of standard written English. You should write 200-300 words.

The space travel is fantastic these day and they are very fascinate towards its but there are many environmental problems in our planet we should resolve the problems or travel space and spend a lot of money.

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