PTE is an abbreviation for the Pearson Test of English. The PTE – Academic tests English language skills of non-natives who wish to pursue educational programs from an English speaking country. It is widely accepted by various institutions in the UK, Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Ireland.
Globadoor Education Overseasprovides PTE – Academic test exam preparation. There are separate PTE labs that facilitate students with an exam like environment for preparation. The classes are structured, beginning with the orientation program that familiarizes our students with the test format. The trainers then assist students in developing strategies to attempt each section. The final practice sessions challenge aspirants to use their understanding to take the full test under time constraints.
PTE Academic is a three hour exam that includes three sections, namely Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing as one module. The test comprises twenty question types ranging from multiple-choice to essay writing and interpreting information.
The duration of this section is 77 to 93 minutes. The test is based on Speaking and Writing skills of English language communication. It comprises of seven segments based on various question types; the particulars of which are given in the table below:
|QUESTION TYPE||QUESTION DESCRIPTION|
|Introduction||The section lasts for 55 seconds and includes an introduction. This section is not marked but sent to various institutions with your score report.|
|Read Aloud||This section includes a text of 60 words. The candidate is given 30-40 seconds to prepare, and thereby read aloud.|
|Repeat Sentence||The candidate is given 3 to 9 seconds to prepare and 15 seconds to record the text in the same order.|
|Describe Image||The candidate is expected to study an image for 25 seconds and record his answer in the next 40 seconds.|
|Re-Tell Lecture||The candidate is expected to answer 3-4 questions based on an audio and an image. One gets 10 seconds to prepare and 40 seconds to answer all details that include the situation, characters, situation, aspects, actions and developments given in the recording.|
|Answer Short Question||This section is a test of your vocabulary. The candidate is expected to answer in a single word or a few words to a prompt of 3-9 seconds.|
|Summarize Written Text||The candidate is given 10 minutes to summarize a text prompt of 300 words in not more than 75 words.|
|Essay||The aspirant is required to write an argumentative essay of around 200-300 words in 20 minutes on a given topic.|