PTE

Pearson Language Tests are dedicated to assessing and validating the English language usage of non-native English speakers. The tests include PTE Academic, PTE General and PTE Young Learners.

Pearson Test of English

Pearson Test of

English Academic

The Pearson Test of English Academic is an English language test designed to assess the readiness of non-native English speakers to participate in a university-level English language instruction program. Pearson created PTE Academic in response to demand from institutions, government and other organizations for a more accurate way of testing non - native English language students who enter the English-speaking academia world.

Pearson Test of

English General

PTE General or Pearson English International Certificate is an international English language examination for speakers of English as a foreign language.

PTE General is consistent with a theme-based exam designed to test how well a learner can communicate in authentic and realistic situations, and not on how well they remember formal vocabulary and structures. They test the four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Exam

During the three-hour test session, there are three main parts to the test: speaking and writing (together), listening and reading. There is also an optional 10-minute break between the reading and listening parts. During the test, you will find twenty different question formats, ranging from multiple choice through to essay writing and interpreting information.