PTE stands for Pearson Test of English, which is a computer-based test for students who wish to apply for study abroad and Australian Permanent residency. The test allows aspirants to prove their English language proficiency on communicative skills and enabling skills. It is recognized by most major educational institutions in Australia and abroad. PTE Academic assesses four communicative skills: Reading, writing, reading and listening done in a single sitting of 3 hours. There are 20 different types of task. Some tasks will test integrated skills (e.g. reading AND speaking).
The main reasons why students choose PTE Academic over other ESL tests are:
- Fast results– scores within 24 hours to 5 business days.
- Easy registration– booking and registering for an exam is hassle free and online.
- Comprehensive test– PTE Academic is considered to be the best and most reflective test of all ESL tests.
- No personal bias– Online and computer-based means no personal bias in Speaking and Writing modules.
- Granular score scale– 10 points to 90 points means more consistent and accurate, unlike other exams.
You can book PTE Academic by purchasing a $297 voucher here instead of paying full $330.