When to start recording and when to complete your response. You are not able to re-record your response. In addition ,if you remain silent for more than three seconds, the microphone will close automatically.Speaking item types require you to respond orally using fluent speech, correct intonation ,stress and pronunciation that are easily understandable to most regular speakers of the language. PTE Academic recognizes regional and national varieties of English pronunciation to the degree that they are understandable to most regular speakers of the language.
Each recording is played only once. you may take notes using the erasable note board booklet & pen , and use these notes s a guide when answering the items.Speaking item types are not timed individually. you can refer to the timer in the upper right hand corner of the computer screen,” Section Time Remaining,” Which countdowns the time remaining for the speaking section.
You have to repeat the sentence you hear. You have 10 seconds to prepare .you will hear the sentence only once.Speak exactly the same sentence .