What is PTE?
PTE Academic 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 UK, Australia, USA, etc.
PTE Academic Test
PTE Academic is 3 hours long and is split into timed parts. When the time is up on the section, the test will move on automatically.
- To complete a PTE Academic test, candidate needs to attend a secure Pearson test centre. Candidate uses a computer and headset to listen to, read and respond to questions.
- PTE Academic assesses real-life, academic content. During the test, the candidate hears excerpts from lectures and view graphs and charts. The candidate hears a range of accents in the test, from British and American to non-native speakers, in order to be exposed to the type of accents to be encountered in everyday life.
- Candidates can schedule their tests as little as twenty-four hours in advance, sit a single three-hour test session and receive results within five business days.
- PTE offers flexible test dates. In 2014, test sessions were available 300 days of the year. Candidates can choose from test centres in 150 locations worldwide. The PTE exam is approved by the Australian Government. PTE exam is accepted by thousands of academic programmes, including Harvard, Yale and INSEAD.
- Candidates can send their scores to as many institutions as they choose – there are no additional fees for extra score reports and you don’t need to choose the institutions before taking the test.
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