Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

Pearson Test of English (PTE) assesses English language skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking. It is a computer based academic English language test (Online). You will use a computer and headset to listen to, read and respond to questions. PTE exam is conducted by Pearson – Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).
Website: www.pearsonville.com

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PTE Academic score is recognized by over 80% of universities and colleges in the UK, CANADA, USA, AUSTRALIA & NEWZEALAND. PTE Academic is also accepted for visa purposes by the Australian government (example: immigration).

Test Format

PTE Academic assesses listening, reading, speaking and writing all via computer in a single 3-hour test session.

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 (20mins)

PART 2: READING (32 – 41 minutes)

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Re-order paragraphs
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple choice questions

A ten-minute break is optional

PART 3: LISTENING (45 – 57 minutes)

  • Summarize spoken text
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Fill the blanks
  • Highlight the correct summary
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Select missing word
  • Highlight incorrect words
  • Write from dictation