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What is PTE

PTE means Pearson Test of English Academic. It is an online exam to examine the academic English language ability of non-native English speakers who wish to study abroad. It comprises of four tests Reading , Writting , Listening and Speaking. In this test questions are framed to test two skills in one such as listening and reading or reading and speaking. The entire test is conducted in one session for three hours. It is an online exam which is conducted under secure test environment.

PTE prescribes the exam pattern and structure every year for the aspirants who are willing to study abroad but belong to Non – English native. PTE Academic 2019 has announced a test pattern where writing and speaking modules are integrated into one test such as Reading and listening module which are designed separately.The aspirants qualify the exam on the basis of aggregate score they obtain from PTE Academic test.

Why PTE is Gaining Popularity?

Computer based test: It is completely computerized test which reduces any sort of partiality arising due to the prejudice of the examiner or assessor.
Flexibility of test dates: This is a flexible test where we can book the test dates of our choice and availability. One can book one’s test just 48 hours before the desired test date and choose the nearest authorised centre for the test. This test is available on all the days of a year.
Quicker results: Results of PTE are declared within five working days and suits to those candidates seeking a quick response.
Enables and Assesses communication skills: This test not only assesses the communicative skills (like reading. Writing, listening and speaking) but also evaluate the ability to speak correctly and fluency as it focuses on grammar, vocabulary, Fluency and pronunciation.
Focuses on short texts: The syllabus of PTE focuses on the significance of assessing the skills. It is in the form of short to medium texts. It makes the candidate free from learning long texts to crack the test.


Why IBT for PTE ?

English is an international Language therefore importance of English has extremely grown. We at IBT assist you to learn the basics and improve the usage of language by correcting grammar and spellings. We also give a special focus on reading and pronunciation of English Language. It will help you to groom your overall personality and give you confidence.
 

IBT TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Small Batch size

Online & offline practice

Smart Class Rooms

Level based learning

Frequent doubt sessions 

Scheduled Course material

Personal attention

Certified & experienced faculty


PTE - Parts: PTE test is divided in three parts.

  • Speaking  & Writing

  • Reading

  • Listening

 
PTE Test Format

 
SPEAKING (35) & 
WRITING(4): (77 – 93) Minutes
 
READING(15): (32 – 41 minutes)
 
LISTENING(19): (45 – 57 minutes)
  •  Personal Introduction 
  •  Read aloud(6)
  •  Repeat sentence(10)
  •  Describe image(6)
  •  Re-tell lecture(3)
  •  Answer short question(10)
  •  Summarize written
  • text(3) Essay(1)
  • Fill in the blanks(5)
  • Multiple choice     questions(SA-2)
  • Re-order paragraphs(2)
  • Fill in the blanks(4)
  • Multiple choice questions (MA-2)

    A ten minute break is optional
  • Summarize spoken text(2)
  • Multiple choice questions(3)
  • Fill the blanks(2)
  • Highlight the correct  summary(2)
  • Multiple choice questions(3)
  • Select missing word(2)
  • Highlight incorrect words(2)
  • Write from dictation(3)

Exam Pattern - PTE Academic

Speaking & Writing

In this test of PTE Academic, both writing and speaking skills of the candidate are examined where he or she is asked to repeat sentences, answer the questions and summarize the given passages.

Speaking : Section 1 of speaking comprises of a personal introduction where aspirants has to introduce themselves within 30 seconds. It does not hold any score but a chance to introduce them.

Further candidates are asked to record their speech in the recording box attached to computer system. They are asked to speak straight away. Likewise, there are many other objects such as repeating a sentence or describing an image seen on the screen.

Writing :  It is comprises of two sections, one is of summarize written text and another one is essay based. One has to focus on the vocabulary content and grammer to score high in this section.


Speaking & Writing sections (77 – 93 minutes)

Item Task Skills length Time
Personal Intro. The introduction is an opportunity for the students to give their selected institutions some information about themselves Speaking 25 sec.to prepare to respond 30 sec. to record
Read Aloud A text appears on the screen. Read the text aloud. Reading & Speaking Text up to 60 words 40 sec.to prepare 40 sec to read aloud
Repeat sentence After listening to a recording of a sentence, repeat the sentence Listening & Speaking 3-9 sec. 15 sec
Describe Image An image appears on the screen. Describe the image in detail. Speaking N/A 40 sec
Re-tell Lecture After listening to or watching a lecture, re-tell the lecture in your own words. Listening & Speaking up to 90 sec 40 sec
Answer short question After listening to a question, answer with a single word or a few words. Listening & Speaking 3-9 sec 10 sec
Summarize written text After reading a text, write a one-sentence summary of the passage. Reading & Writing text up to 300 words 10 min
Write essay Write 200– 300-word essay on a given topic. Writing 2-3 sentences 20 min

In IBT Smart Classrooms various activities will be provided to the students to overcome their hesitations, to increase their confidence level and to improve vocabulary along with complex sentence structure.

IBT CLASS ACTIVITIES 

Vocabulary Building

Hesitation Removal

Fluent Conversation

Pronunciation Improvement

One to one Discussions

Newspaper Reading to improve fluency


Reading

In PTE reading small paragraphs along with the questions is given to the candidates which would help to locate correct answers in a very short period of time. one does not need to move back to the previous page to locate the answers.

Reading Section (32 – 41 minutes)

Item Task Skills
Multiple-Choice, choose Single Answer After reading a text, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the text by selecting one response Reading
Multiple-Choice, choose Multiple Answers After reading a text, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the text by selecting more than one response Reading
Re-order Paragraphs Several text boxes appear on the screen in a random order. Put the text boxes in the correct order Reading
Reading: Fill in the blanks A text appears on screen with several gaps. Drag words from the box below to fill the gaps Reading
Reading and Writing: Fill in the blanks A text appears on screen with several gaps. For this item type, candidates need to select the most appropriate words from a drop-down list to restore the text. Reading & Writing


Listening

This section contains questions based on audio scripts and makes the candidates quiet comfortable to locate correct answers in short period of time.


Listening Section (45 – 57 Minutes)

Item Task Skills length
Summarize spoken text After listening to a recording, write a 50-70 word summary Listening & Writing 10 min
Multiple Choice, choose multiple answers After listening to a recording, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the recording by selecting more than one response Listening 40-90 Sec,
Fill in the blanks A transcript of a recording appears on screen with several gaps. After listening to the recording, type the missing word in each gap Listening & Writing 30-60 Sec,
Highlight correct summary After listening to a recording, select the paragraph that best summarizes the recording Listening & Reading 30-90 Sec,
Multiple Choice, choose single answer After listening to a recording, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the recording by selecting one response Listening 30-60 Sec,
Select missing word After listening to a recording, select the missing word that completes the recording from a list of options Listening 20-70 Sec,
Highlight incorrect words The transcript of a recording appears o the screen. While listening to the recording, identify the words in the transcript that differ from what is said Listening & Reading 15-50 Sec,
Write from dictation After listening to a recording of a sentence, type the sentence Listening and Writing 5-7 Sec,

PTE FAQ's

Age eligibility for PTE
You must be at least 16 years old. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you must provide a signed parental consent form before taking the test. Above 18, you don't need this.


PTE Test Fee

The PTE exam fee is currently Rs. 13,300. In case you are booking for your exam late, the price of late booking is Rs. 16,625.

PTE- Payment Method
There is no compulsion as such to pay through you own credit card. You can use a card that is registered in a different name.

Can I register directly with the test center?
PTE has many centers accross India , But you have to register for the test online or by phone through PTE Center. Contact the customer service team in your region.

Can I take notes during the test?

Yes. PTE will give you an erasable noteboard booklet (about 5 sheets of A4 paper). If you run out of space, you can ask for another booklet. You are not allowed to make notes until the test has started

Can I correct my answers during the test?
You can correct multiple-choice responses (click again to deselect your answer) and typed responses (use the cut, copy and paste options) However, you must correct mistakes before moving on to the next item. You cannot re-record any spoken responses. The microphone will switch off automatically if you are silent for more than 3 seconds during an answer.

Do I need computer skills to take the test?
You do not need any special computer skills. We recommend taking one of our practice tests to get used to moving through tasks. PTE Academic is taken using a QWERTY keyboard, where the letters on the top line spell out 'QWERTY'. IF you are not used to this type of keyboard, it may help to practice with one before you take the test Its very imporatant to practice few typing test before appearing for final test.

Is there any penality for not having an accent from a native English speaking country?
There is no penalty for not having accent. PTE Academic has been designed to recognise speech from non-native speakers of English representing over 100 different native languages.

How many times can I take the PTE?
There is no such limit to appear for PTE Test. One can appear as many times as you want.

How do I view my scores online?
You can see your scores once you have signed in to your Pearson Vue account at www.pearsonvue.com/pte Click 'View Score Report' to see your scores for each test.

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