THE PTE Academic is a test of English for study abroad and immigration You get the test results in 5 …
THE PTE Academic is a test of English for study abroad and immigration
You get the test results in 5 days (or even earlier).The test is administered in over 50 countries. This is a computer based test.
Your English Proficiency is reported on a scale from 10 – 90 points.
On each task of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, you are assessed on a scale of 10-90, both on Communicating skills and Enabling skills.
Fee structure in 4 countries:
Australia –AUD $330/-
Total Duration —3 hours with an optional 10 mins, break after the reading test.
SPEAKING & WRITING — 1.15 – 1.30 hrs.
Read aloud—read aloud from a given text using correct pronunciation, pauses, stress, intonation and expression. You will have to read for 30-40 seconds.
Repeat sentence—A recorded sentence will be played. Repeat the sentence exactly as you heard it, using the right stress and intonation.
Describe image—describe an image on the screen .Describe all that you see and decipher and speak for 40 seconds.
Re-tell lecture—you will see an image and listen to a lecture. Repeat what you heard as correctly as possible.
Answer short question—You will hear a question and you have to respond immediately in 3 seconds.
Summarize written text (one sentence)—read a text and write a summary in 75 words.
Essay (20mins) Write an essay, understanding the prompt given. A good scoring essay will have the correct grammar, spellings, and structure. Build your essay by expressing your opinion, and strongly arguing for or against the given topic.
READING (30 – 40 mins)
Multiple choice questions –Read a passage and choose one correct answer from multiple choice answers.
Multiple choice questions—Read a passage and choose more than one correct answer. Negative scores, if you choose a wrong answer.
Re-order paragraphs—Drag and put passages in order so that it reads logically.
Fill in the blanks –fill in the blanks in a sentence by choosing a right word from the choices given to you.
Fill in the blanks—fill in the blanks in a paragraph by choosing the right words from choices given to you.
LISTENING — (45 – 60 mins)
Summarize spoken text—Listen to a recording and write a good summary of what you heard. This task is for 10 minutes.
Multiple choices—Listen to a recording and choose one right answer from multiple choice answers.
Multiple choices—Listen to a recording and choose more than one right answer from multiple choice answers. Negative marking for each wrong answer.
Fill the blanks—Listen to a recording and fill in the blanks in the given text
Highlight the correct summary—Listen to a lecture. Out of multiple summary choices highlight the correct summary.
Select missing word—Listen to a recording and select one word out of the multiple answer choices.
Highlight incorrect words—Listen to a recording. Highlight the wrong words (words in the text will be incorrect) as you listen.
Write from dictation—listen to a recording and type the correct sentence.
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