PTE-A Preparation

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Pearson Test of English (PTE) is computer-based exam that is used to check the language proficiency of non-native English language speaker. For the test you will need computer and headset to listen and read the questions. PTE is less time consuming and the exam consists of four parts: reading, listening, writing, and speaking. Here speaking and writing part is done together. Overall time for the PTE is 3 hours and it is offered in more than 295 test centers.

PTE is recognized in various universities and the test results are available within 48 hours of giving the test. Because it is less time consuming it is beneficial as you will know how to improve and what should be done next. It is language test for people interested in international studies and immigration.

You do not have to wait a long time to schedule your test, you can schedule it 24 hours in advance. And as it is computer based, scoring is it fair as there is no biasness towards anyone. There are twenty types of question format that includes multiple choice, essay writing, summarizing, fill in the blanks, etc.

Why prepare PTE

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PTE Content

It comprises of four sections that is reading, writing, listening, and speaking, which helps check the English language proficiency of the person giving PTE Test.

Speaking and writing

This helps check your speaking and writing skills, this part focuses on grammar so you must practice hardto do well. The time allocated for this part is for 77-93 minutes. This task consists of read aloud, describe images, short answer question, re-tell lecture and repeat sentence.


The time allocated for this part is 32-41 minutes and consists of fill in the blanks, reorder paragraphs, multiple choice, etc. Here re-order paragraph and fill in the blanks contains ton of marks which is why students should focus well in this part.


For listening the time allocated is 45-57 minutes and this category contains audio clips and video clips. This consists of summarizing the spoken text, fill in the blank, multiple choice question, select the missing word, etc. The clips used are usually 60-90 seconds long where the participant is given 10 minutes to write about it.