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What is PTE?
PTE is an abbreviation for the Pearson Test of English. The PTE – Academic tests English language skills of non-natives who wish to pursue educational programs from an English speaking country. It is widely accepted by various institutions in the UK, Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Ireland.
PTE provides PTE – Academic test exam preparation. There are separate PTE labs that facilitate students with an exam like environment for preparation. The classes are structured, beginning with the orientation program that familiarizes our students with the test format. The trainers then assist students in developing strategies to attempt each section. The final practice sessions challenge aspirants to use their understanding to take the full test under time constraints.
What Comes in PTE:
PTE Academic assesses listening, reading, speaking and writing all via computer in a single three-hour test session. 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 choices through to essay writing and interpreting information.
How is Score Evaluated in PTE:
The score report provides an overall score; a score for each communicative skill and a score for each of the enabling skills. The overall score ranges from 10-90 with both independent and integrated skills marked.
Pearson Test of English
PTE is accepted by limited colleges and universities. It is advisable to check if the university or college in which you are seeking admission accepts PTE or not.
PTE also has reading, listening, speaking and writing sections. All sections are conducted on a computer ; a microphone is used for speaking section. Each section has a fixed time and we can only move forward, there is no option of going back. PTE academic results are available online in five business days
There is no fixed minimum requirement. It is advisable to check the minimum PTE score required for the university or college in which you are seeking admission.