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Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is an international computer-based English language test. It provides a measure of test takers’ language ability to education institutions and professional and government organizations that require a standard of academic English for admission purposes.


PTE Academic has been developed in accordance with the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference (CEF or CEFR).


The CEF describes language proficiency in listening, reading, speaking and writing on a 6 level scale, grouped in 3 bands;   A1-A2 (Basic User), B1-B2 (Independent User),    C1-C2 (Proficient User)  

Questions often test 2 skills together, such as listening and reading or  Writing and speaking. The whole test is done in a single session, lasting 3 hours and is taken ONLINE in a secure test environment. The speaking part of the exam is done at the computer. Your voice is recorded and sent for marking.

Speaking  (Total time 30 – 40 mins)

  • Read aloud     

  • Repeat sentence     

  • Describe image     

  • Re-tell lecture     

  • Answer short question     


Writing  (Total time 50 – 60 mins)


  • Summarize written text     

  • Write essay 

Reading  ( Total time 32 – 41 mins)


  • Multiple choice,

  • Choose single answer     

  • Multiple choice,

  • Choose multiple answers

  • Re-order paragraphs     

  • Reading: Fill in the blanks     

  • Reading & writing: Fill in the blanks 

Listening  ( Total time 45 – 57)  


  • Summarize spoken text     

  • Multiple choice,

  • choose multiple answers     

  • Fill in the blanks     

  • Highlight correct summary     

  • Multiple choice,

  • choose single answer     

  • Select missing word     

  • Highlight incorrect words     

  • Write from dictation

Why PTE at GoShine Academy

* Assists you in registering for PTE Academic.

* Assists you to understand the features, format and scoring.

* Provides training and assistance in responding to each item type.

* Provide you with regular mock test and practice test to monitor your progress.

* Become familiar with the language skills assessed.

* Practice answering authentic test items.

* Improves your test-taking strategies

* 3 Hours Test

* Test can be taken 24 * 7

* Result in 5 Business days.

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