PTE Coaching

PTE Academic is a computer-based English-language academic test targeted at non-native English speakers who wish to study abroad in English speaking countries. PTE test measures the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.


Questions mostly evaluate two skills at same time, such as listening and speaking, or reading and speaking. The entire test is conducted in a single session, lasting 3 hours, and is taken in a safe test area, sitting at a computer.


One benefit of this test is that you get your results really fast; in around 5 days. The test fees vary from country to country, but are within the range of 150 to 210 USD. PTE Academic is approved in Australia & in New Zealand by the Universities for student visas & immigration.

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Test Format

PTE  Test Format

For the PTE academic test, you'll be using a computer and headphones to listen, read, and answer questions. It will have a total 4 parts i.e., Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing.


Reading: Timings will be 32 to 40 minutes and will have around 15 to 20 questions such as:

  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Multiple choice questions having multiple answers.
  • Rearrange paragraphs.
  • Multiple choice questions having a single answer.

Listening: Timings will be 45 to 47 minutes and will have around 17 to 25 questions such as:

  • Round up spoken text
  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Multiple choice questions having multiple answers.
  • Multiple choice questions having a single answer.
  • Choose missing word
  • Highlight wrong word
  • Write from the dictation

Speaking & Writing: Timings will be 77 to 93 minutes and will have around 38 to 47 questions such as:

  • Self Introduction
  • Read a loud
  • Repeat sentence
  • Round up written text
  • Explain image
  • Explain lecture in own words
  • Answer short questions
  • Essay writing (20 minutes)

Section

PTE Sections:


The PTE test comprises four parts which are speaking, writing, reading and listening. The candidates must complete the test with an optional 10-minute break between reading and listening portion within 3 hours. Different questions such as multiple choice, essay writing to interpret knowledge, are asked in the PTE exam.

  • Speaking & Writing - Speaking has two sections such as the first is about self introduction, and second section is about speaking aloud, repeating sentences, describing images, short answers, explaining lecture in own words, essay writing, etc. Candidates get 73 to 93 minutes for this complete task.
  • Reading - You need to read the passage for this section, and address the question of multiple choices. This will be multiple choice, select single answer, Further this module includes multiple choice, pick multiple responses, reorder paragraphs and fill in the blanks. Candidates get 32 to 40 minutes for this complete task.
  • Listening - In this section, you hear an audio recording, so you need to write a description of 50-70 words on what you heard. You get to write your description for 10 minutes. This module also has multiple choices, multiple answers are selected, blanks are filled in, correct explanation is highlighted, missing word is selected, incorrect words are highlighted and dictation is written. Candidates get 45 to 57 minutes for this complete task.

Scoring

PTE Scoring


The PTE Academic Performance Report contains the total ranking, ratings for communicative abilities and supporting ratings for abilities. The overall score reflects your ability to speak English overall. The score for all things in the test is dependent on results.


The score range for the total is 10-90 points. Total scoring would be marks obtained out of 90. Marks of 65 out of 90 is considered to be good in terms of English proficiency level.


PTE Academic is measured against the Global English Scale, a thermometer-style scale that gives you an objective summary of your competencies. The English Global Scale aligns with a number of common tests and scales across the globe.

Training

PTE Training

Even if English is your first language, all applicants must prepare for PTE Academic. Applicants who find themselves fluent in English often score less well on English tests than they should have, since their performance on the day is influenced by lack of training.


When the PTE training and practice is done, the answers clarify the marking scheme. The same test should then be repeatedly taken at every break explaining the same thing to the students with different sets of questions. In this way the testing is completed on all exams. Mock-tests are administered after classroom sessions simulating the test conditions and scores are given for each mock test.

FAQ

How many hours will IELTS / PTE / TOEFL coaching take?

30 hours of coaching is provided for IELTS / PTE / TOEFL.


Will Studium offer the courseware, or do we need to buy it?
Once the applicant enrolls for the coaching, study material will be given


What is the differentiation between IELTS & PTE Academic and General Exams?
Academic – Applicants planning to travel to a specific country for study purposes. General – Candidates wanting to migrate to the country for work purposes.


What IELTS / PTE / TOEFL modules include?
All the tests are to evaluate the English proficiency of the candidates. It has four sections: Reading, Writing, Hearing and Talking.


What Is the IELTS / PTE / TOEFL Difference?
IELTS is a paper based test and whereas PTE & TOEFL are computer based exams. All of these are tests to check English proficiency.