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PTE stands for Pearson Test of English Which is a computer based English proficiency for students and migration application across the world. This format of test is accepted by universities in the USA, UK, and Australia amongst other.

It is created by Pearson languages tests and endorsed by GMCA (Graduate Management Admission Council) owners of GMAT (Graduate Management Assessment Test). During the three hour test session there are three main parts the test: speaking and writing (together), listening, reading. A 10-minute optional break between the reading and listening parts. A test taker is given twenty different question formats, ranging from multiple choices through to essay writing and interpreting information.

PTE Academic assesses real-life, academic English and a student will hear excerpts from lectures and graphs and charts .The Range of accents will be heard from British, American to non-native Speakers.

Part 1: Speaking and Writing
(77-93 minutes)
Part 2: Reading
(32-40 minutes)
Part 3: Listening
(45-57 minutes)
Personal information Reading and writing :fill in the blanks Summarize spoken test
Read aloud Multiple choice ,choose multiple answer Multiple choice, choose multiple answer
Repeat sentence Re –order paragraphs Fill in the blanks
Describe image Reading: fill in the blanks Highlight correct summary
Re –tell lecture Multiple choice ,choose single answer Multiple choice, choose single answer
Answer short question Select missing words
Summarize written text Highlight incorrect words
Essay (20 minutes) Write from dictation