To improve your PTE Reading Fill in the Blanks, PTE candidates need to know the two types of questions these sections are based on:
Vocabulary-based Fill in the Blanks
80% of questions in Reading; Fill in the blanks and Reading & Writing; Fill in the Blanks revolve around the test-takers’ knowledge of English vocabulary.
To improve your vocabulary repertoire, you need to improve your knowledge of collocations in English. Collocation in plain English means CO=Together or Colleague and Location=place, which simply means some words that usually appear together. For instance, we usually say ‘strong coffee’ and not ‘powerful coffee’ because they do not collocate.
Grammar-based Fill in the Blanks
20% of questions in Reading; Fill in the blanks and Reading & Writing; Fill in the Blanks revolve around the test-takers’ knowledge of English grammar. To improve your knowledge of grammar rules in the PTE Reading Fill in the Blanks, watch this YouTube video.
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