This task will include two question type; Essay writing and Summarize written text. Number of question will vary from exam to exam. You will be given 10 minutes summary the given text and 20 minutes for essay. Be precise and don’t forget to include the key points of the passage of around 75 words. To make it easy for you, you can use cut, copy and paste buttons while constructing your summary. The Word Count will be displayed at the bottom of the screen which counts the number of words you wrote.


Required Skills for PTE Writing


Indetify key purpose

Identifying the purpose and key message of your writing.


Develop a structure

Writing concession statements as part of supporting an opinion


Include proper paragraph

Writing introductory and concluding paragraphs.


Write descriptive

Writing narrative and descriptive paragraphs.


Understanding the structure

Understanding the structure & developing an essay from an outline.



Organizing information logically in a paragraph and an essay.


Note writing

Using notes to write a summary of main ideas. Using synonyms, antonyms, suffixes and prefixes, phrases for expression.

Pattern of Questions

Summarize the written text

You need to make a review of 300-word passage. This is used to test your ability analyze the main points and combine the information provided. You need to write crux of the passage. No or wronged response will be given no marks. You can use erasable notepad to write main points.

Your response must be between 5 to 75 words so check the word count using the ‘Total Word Count’ counter below the response box. If you write fewer than five words or more than 75 words, your response will not be scored. Read more

Expert Tips to pass PTE Writing Section

Use erasable notepad.
Keep writing for improvement.
Try to form logical sentences.
Use cut, copy, paste smartly.
Required Skills for PTE Writing