PREPARATION

It’s time to prepare!

All test takers should prepare for PTE Academic, even if English is your first language.

Test takers who consider themselves to be fluent in English sometimes score less well in English tests than they could have, because lack of preparation affects their performance on the day.

Complete the preparation path to give yourself the best chance of performing well on the day!

Part 1: Speaking & Writing(77 – 93 minutes)

Part 1: Speaking & Writing (77 – 93 minutes)

  • Personal introduction
  • Read aloud
  • Repeat sentence
  • Describe image
  • Re-tell lecture
  • Answer short question
  • Summarize written text
  • Essay (20 mins)

Part 2: Reading (32 – 40 minutes)

Part 2: Reading (32 – 40 minutes)

    • Reading & writing: Fill in the blanks
    • Multiple choice, choose multiple answers
    • Re-order paragraphs
    • Reading: Fill in the blanks
    • Multiple choice, choose single answer

 

Part 3: Listening (45 – 57 minutes)

Part 3: Listening (45 – 57 minutes)

  • Summarize spoken text
  • Multiple choice, choose multiple answer
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Highlight correct summary
  • Multiple choice, choose single answer
  • Select missing word
  • Highlight incorrect words
  • Write from dictation