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PTE Academic Speaking – Describe Image Practice Samples Part 2

PTE Describe Images With Sample Response: The more you practice, your chance to ace this particular section increases. It will also boost your confident level while taking the actual exam. To give students some practice on “describe image”, here we have provided with practice sample questions. Try yourself first then check your response with the sample response given at the end of each image.

NOTE: Keep your tone clear and there should be no pause at all.

Also Practice: Describe Image Practice Part 1

1. Look at the image below. In 25 seconds, please speak into the microphone and describe in detail what the image is showing. You will have 40 seconds to give your response.

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‘DESCRIBE IMAGE’ SAMPLE RESPONSE:

The pie chart illustrates the overall market share of US Ebook unit sales held by each retailer. From the given data, I analyze that 98% of all consumer ebook purchases happen through just five major ebook retailers. Among those five, Amazon constitutes major chunk with 74% followed by Apple iBooks with 12%, B&N Nook 8%, and Kobo US 3%. The surprising figure is of internet giant, Google Play with 2%.

2. Look at the image below. In 25 seconds, please speak into the microphone and describe in detail what the image is showing. You will have 40 seconds to give your response.

ocean-flow

‘DESCRIBE IMAGE’ SAMPLE RESPONSE:

The image describes ocean circulation conveyor belt. From the illustration, it is quite clear that the ocean water near the equator has a high salt content. The water loses its heat when it reaches the poles and as the cold water reaches near the equator, it heats up and rises to the surface. Overall, the ocean water causes heat transfer.

3. Look at the image below. In 25 seconds, please speak into the microphone and describe in detail what the image is showing. You will have 40 seconds to give your response.

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‘DESCRIBE IMAGE’ SAMPLE RESPONSE:

The chart compares total population growth of Canada in the factor of natural and migratory increase. The data illustrates migration as the factor of population growth. The period between 1978-1988 is characterized by the higher natural increase. The late 1990s seems a period of transition when natural growth began falling. To conclude, migratory increase plays an important role in population growth after the 1990s.

4. Look at the image below. In 25 seconds, please speak into the microphone and describe in detail what the image is showing. You will have 40 seconds to give your response.

Apple's FY2014 Revenue Growth Rates By Region

‘DESCRIBE IMAGE’ SAMPLE RESPONSE:

The graph illustrates revenue and revenue growth rates by region for the fiscal year 2014. The Greater China and Japan delivers the fastest growth rate of approx 17% and 11 % resp. The Europe regions growth is in line with the actual retail growth. The Americas region showed a revenue growth of 4% (approx) while negative growth can be seen in the Rest of Asia-Pacific region.

5. Look at the image below. In 25 seconds, please speak into the microphone and describe in detail what the image is showing. You will have 40 seconds to give your response.

reasons-young-people-study

‘DESCRIBE IMAGE’ SAMPLE RESPONSE:

The bar graph illustrates the top most reason for young people to study while pie chart describes how the cost of each course should be shared. Interest in subject happens to be the top most reason for study contributing a major chunk of 40% while to meet people is the least reasoning factor with less than 10% adult chosen the option. From the pie chart, I analyzed that 2/5th of the cost should be born by the individual while the rest is shared by taxpayer and employer in the ratio of 25% and 35% resp.

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