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pearson test of english

Pearson Test of English (PTE) is a computer-based test which assesses the Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing abilities of non-native speakers of English who need to demonstrate their academic English capability – often to obtain places at English-speaking universities, higher education institutions or as proof of their language ability for a visa application. The test is accepted in 3000 courses worldwide in UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA and more.  PTE is trusted by many universities, colleges and governments around the world and is an unbiased proof of candidate’s English skills. 

 

Pearson Test of English conducts the tests in two types:

  • PTE Academic: prospective students wanting to study abroad or for immigration purposes in countries like Australia and New Zealand.
  • PTE General :  mainly to measure their English language proficiency

 

brief on each section

 

Speaking and Writing

The Part 1 of the test (Speaking & Writing) tests your writing skills in PTE Academic. Your speaking skills will be judged by getting you the questions that ask you to repeat the sentences spoken in an audio clip, respond to the questions asked, and summarize the passages on academic topics. It  assesses your speaking, listening, and writing skills.

Reading:

This section contains passages and questions to assess your reading skills. It contains a single timed section. For each question, you will have to read the instructions carefully before answering it.

Listening

Your listening skills are tested in this section. However, you will also have some integrated speaking and listening questions in another part.

test format

IntroductionUntimed
Speaking and writing77 – 93 Mins.
Reading32 – 41 Mins.
Break the break is optional.10 Mins.
Listening45 – 57 Mins.
Total test time 3 hrs

miscellaneous details

Score Validity 2 years
Registration ModeOnline or Trans Globe centre
Mode of paymentCredit card / PTE Voucher (cash)
Test Fee* 13,300
Score Reporting time approximately 5 days
Official Website pearsonpte.com
Test Administration Frequency On fixed date
Test Repetition Policy Next available date
Extra Score Reporting Fee No fee
Nature of Test Computer based test

guidance from transglobe

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  • Study material including sample papers of previous tests are provided at Trans Globe.
  • Simulated tests are provided to offer our students the real experience.
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