Pearson Test of English (PTE)
The Pearson Test of English (PTE) is an English language test aimed at non-native English speakers wanting to study and work abroad. It has two main categories such as Academic and General, the former is an online internet-based test whereas the latter is a paper-based test designed to assess the English language proficiency.Both the test types are intended to the speakers of other languages. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.There is one multi-level test. PTE is an online internet-based test and more importantly PTE is totally free of human intervention it is a computer assessed test. PTE assesses the test takers for Grammar, Oral fluency, Pronunciation, spelling and vocabulary. Unlike other English test PTE is different from parameters such as the time between two attempts and its test duration are lesser than all other tests. The results are available to the test takers in 5 working days.
Speaking and Writing
1. Personal Introduction
2. Read Aloud
3. Repeat sentence
4. Describe image
6. Answer short question
7. One sentence
8. Re-tell lecture
9. Essay (20mins)
32 – 41 Minutes
1. Multiple choice questions (x2)
2. Re-order paragraphs
3. Fill in the blanks (x2)
1. Summarize spoken text
2. Fill the blanks
3. Multiple choices x2
4. Highlight the correct summary
5. Highlight incorrect words
6. Select missing word
7. Write from dictation
How many hours is the PTE test?
PTE Academic assesses listening, reading, speaking and writing all via computer in a single three Hour test session.
How long does it take to get Pte results?
Results for the PTE Academic are usually available within 5 business days from your test date.
Which countries accept PTE test?
PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of universities worldwide, countries like Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA .For visa purposes by the Australian and New Zealand governments accepted PTE Score.
What is the total score for PTE?
The range for the overall score is 10-90 points