Pearson Test of English (ACADEMIC)

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The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is the English test trusted by universities, colleges and governments around the world.

To complete a PTE Academic test, you will need to attend a secure Pearson test center. You will use a computer and headset to listen to, read and respond to questions.

During the three-hour test session there will be three main parts to the test: speaking and writing (together), listening and reading. There are twenty different question formats, ranging from multiple choice through to essay writing and interpreting information.

PTE Academic assesses real-life, academic English, so you will hear excerpts from lectures and view graphs and charts. You will hear a range of accents in the test, from British and American to non-native speakers, so you will be exposed to the type of accents you will encounter in everyday life.

Part 1: Speaking & Writing

(77 – 93 minutes)
  • Personal introduction

  • Read aloud

  • Repeat sentence

  • Describe image

  • Re-tell lecture

  • Answer short question

  • Summarize written text

  • Essay (20 mins)

Part 2: Reading

(32 – 41 minutes)
  • Fill in the blanks

  • Multiple choice questions & answer

  • Re-order paragraphs

  • Read & write the fill in the blanks

  • Multiple choice questions single answer

Part 3: Listening

(45 – 57 minutes)
  • Summarize spoken text

  • Multiple choice questions

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Highlight the correct summary

  • Multiple choice questions

  • Select missing word

  • Highlight incorrect words

  • Write from dictation

All you have to do before appearing for a Pearson Test of English test is learning and practice. The more you practice and learn, the more you will score. The goal of this test is to analyze the English language skills of the candidates who appear for it. Preparing for an exam, even if it is your first language, of utmost importance. Native speakers, sometimes, score way less than the non-native ones, for a simple reason that they think English is what they use every day to communicate. But, the test format of PTE Academic is a bit different than you can imagine.

PTE is a computer-based test to access the English language skills of a candidate in all four domains. It has become widely popular among people who opt to study or migrate abroad, because results are fast, within five business days, and the marks distribution is also computer-based, which makes it more accurate. We, at IELTS School, guide you to enhance all the required skills and make it easier for you to appear for the test by conducting the tests during the course period. You will be attended with the utmost care and any queries will be solved and taught to you by our highly experienced teaching staff.