PTE Academic is an online/ computer-based assessment of English Language which is aimed for those non-natives who want to study abroad. PTE Academic offers fast and flexible English testing with the ability for the candidates to schedule their test as little as twenty-four hours in advance, and typically receive their results within 5 business days.
Thousands of academic programs across the world accept PTE Academic including the most prestigious institutes INSEAD, Yale University, Harvard Business School, etc. The questions are aimed at assessing two skills together – listening and reading or speaking and reading. The whole test is done in a single session lasting up to 3 hours and is taken on computer in a secured test environment. The speaking part of the exam is also conducted using computer as well done to record your voice and send for marking.
To complete a PTE Academic test, the candidates are required to go to center for Pearson Test. With a computer and headset, you will be asked to respond to the questions of the test.
There are three main parts of the test which are to be completed in three hours:
An optional ten-minute break is given between the reading-listening parts. Test comprises of 20 distinct question formats, stretching from MCQs to essay writing as well as interpreting information.
This test asses real-life and academic English. There are excerpts of lectures, charts as well as view graphs. While giving the test, you will get to hear a variety of accents that you will get to hear in the upcoming future.
|Part Of Test||Section||Item Type||Time allowd|
|Part1: Speaking & Writing||Section1||Personal Introduction||1 Minute|
|Section2||Read aloud Repeat sentence Describe image Re-tell lecture Answer short question||30-35 Minutes|
|Section3-4||Sum marize Written text||20 Minutes|
|Section5||Sum marize Written text or write essay||10 Or 20 Minutes|
|Section6||Write essay||20 Minutes|
|Part2: Reading||Multiple-choice, Choose single Answer||32-41 Minutes|
|Multiple-choice, Choose Multiple Answer|
|Reading: Fill in the blanks|
|Reading & writing: Fill in the blanks|
|Part3: Listening||Section 1||Summarize spoken text||20 or 30 Minutes|
|Section 2||Multiple-choice, Choose Multiple Answer||23-28 Minutes|
|Fill in the blanks|
|Highlight correct summary|
|Multiple-choice, Choose single Answer|
|select missing word|
|Highlight incorrect words|
|Write from dictation|
In PTE Academic, the scoring scale ranges from 10 to 90, 10 is the lowest. These grades represent the ability of the person to read the language, speak, understand and write it.
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