Introduction to Pearson

What is the PTE Academic English Test?

The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) is the first entirely computer-based English language test for international study.

PTE is one of the world’s leading providers of secure English language tests and each year, hundreds of thousands of people trust PTE to help them prove their English proficiency for study, work, or migration – and to open doors to new careers, experiences, and possibilities.

What makes PTE different?

Guide to PTE Scoring

When you complete your PTE test, you receive a Score Report and a Skills Profile to help you understand your test score, your language skill level, and where you can improve.

Each PTE test has 20 question types. Each one is graded differently. Multiple choice answers are scored as either right or wrong, while scores for more complex question types like essay writing are based on many criteria.

Each institution chooses how to set its scores. Typically, you will need to achieve the following minimum scores:

PTE Practice Test

The best way to find out how you might score on test day is to try a Scored Practice Test.

With the same type of content as the real test, and taken over three hours, a Scored Practice test will help you to predict your potential overall score. It will also help you understand your strengths and weaknesses, which you can use to shape your study plan.

Why choose PTE?

Fast results - Most test takers get their results within 48 hours. Plus, you can choose from frequent test dates and book last minute.

Less stress - Choose a better test experience with our two-hour computer-based exam, friendly test environment, and straightforward booking.

Complete preparation - Build confidence for test day with a mix of preparation packages, scored practice tests, and free resources.

Take the Pearson PTE

If you would like to learn more about the PTE or sign up for lessons, don't hesitate to get in touch with SI-New Zealand today.

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