In the PTE exam, you will encounter with the different types of PTE describe images such as:

  1. Bar Graph
  2. Line graph
  3. Table
  4. Maps
  5. Pie chart
  6. Flowchart diagram
  7. Venn Diagram
  8. Pictures

A description of any image or thing is only completed when it has three ingredients. First, introductory statement; Second, key highlight point; Third, the conclusion.


  1. Avoid ‘umming’ and ‘urring’ while speaking. This will reduce your oral fluency and overall marks.
  2. Remember to avoid the grammatical mistake while forming the sentence.
  3. Prepare a structure and practice over and over again to speak automatically in this format. Don’t try to speak for a full 40 seconds. 
  4. Keep a mental note of the time you have to speak. You must speak only the main ideas. Practice the speaking in below format
  • 10 Seconds for introduction
  • 20 Seconds for highlighting key points
  • 6 Seconds for conclusion
  1. Be aware of the different Vocab especially statistical vocabulary that you can use for charts, graphs, maps, diagrams, and so on.
  2. Learn to describe trends and use words to emphasize the important points of the image.  
  3. It is not necessary to always use the same words as in the image. For example, you can mention the percentages using words like quarter, hale, nearly double, and so on.