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PTE

Pearson Test of English

PTE stands for Pearson Test of English. PTE Academic is an English proficiency test accepted by various universities/colleges around the world. Students who wish to pursue further studies in an English-speaking country take PTE Academic to prove their English competency. Universities and Colleges from Australia, the UK, Canada, The USA, New Zealand, Denmark, Norway, and others accept PTE Academic scores.

It is a computer-based test and lasts for approximately 3 hours. The test is marked by the computer itself, not by humans. One of the main advantages of PTE Academic is that the result is published very quickly. It usually takes about 48 hours. Immigration departments for PR, citizenship purposes also accept PTE Academic scores.

There are three modules in the PTE Academic: Speaking and Writing (combined), Reading, and Listening.

Integrated Scoring System of PTE Academic

PTE Academic scoring system differs from others (IELTS). This scoring system is called an integrated scoring system where questions from one module also contribute to other modules. For instance, one of the questions in the Speaking section is the Read Aloud where it requires the test takers to read and speak a paragraph. It means that this question type contributes to both the Speaking and Reading sections. Various question types in the PTE Academic contributes to two modules at once.

PTE Academic Test Format

Speaking and Writing (77-93 minutes):
  1. Personal Introduction
  2. Real Aloud
  3. Repeat Sentence
  4. Describe Image
  5. Re-tell Lecture
  6. Answer Short Question
  7. Summarize Written Text
  8. Essay
Reading (32-40 minutes)
  1. Reading and Writing: Fill in the blanks
  2. Multiple Choice, Multiple Answers
  3. Re-order Pragraphs
  4. Reading: Fill in the blanks
  5. Multiple Choice, Single Answers
Listening (45-57 minutes):
  1. Summarize Spoken Text
  2. Multiple Choice, Multiple Answers
  3. Fill in the Blanks
  4. Highlight Correct Summary
  5. Multiple Choice, Single Answers
  6. Select Missing Word
  7. Highlight Incorrect Words
  8. Write from Dictation
Important question types in PTE Academic:
  1. Read Aloud (Speaking and Reading)
  2. Repeat Sentence (Speaking and Listening)
  3. Re-tell Lecture (Speaking and Listening)
  4. Summarize Written Text (Writing and Reading)
  5. Reading and Writing: Fill in the blanks (Writing and Reading)
  6. Summarize Spoken Text (Listening and Writing)
  7. Fill in the Blanks (Listening and Writing)
  8. Write from Dictation (Listening and Writing)

The total mark for each section is 90, and an overall score is calculated at the end. In addition to the four modules, the PTE Academic also tests a student's enabling skills such as grammar, vocabulary, spelling, oral fluency, pronunciation, and written discourse.

The Academic validation of the PTE-Academic is two years.

Why prepare PTE with AUSSIE

Aussie Consultant and Visa Services offer both online and physical classes for PTE Academic. Our tutors are international graduates and have more than five years of experience in this field. We focus on quality and have hundreds of success stories. We have a small class size with around ten(10) students and have a well-equipped computer lab where students can learn and practice for the test. Our experienced tutors provide all the necessary material to prepare for PTE. We also conduct full and sectional mock tests regularly and provide support to the students in every aspect to achieve the desired score. We also run our classes throughout the day to meet the desired time preferences of our students.

Why prepare PTE with AUSSIE

Aussie Consultant and Visa Services offer both online and physical classes for PTE Academic. Our tutors are international graduates and have more than five years of experience in this field. We focus on quality and have hundreds of success stories. We have a small class size with around ten(10) students and have a well-equipped computer lab where students can learn and practice for the test. Our experienced tutors provide all the necessary material to prepare for PTE. We also conduct full and sectional mock tests regularly and provide support to the students in every aspect to achieve the desired score. We also run our classes throughout the day to meet the desired time preferences of our students.