Episode 21 – PTE Academic VS OET – What’s the Difference?

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The Occupational English Test (OET) has been designed to evaluate a person’s communication ability in professional healthcare settings. So with that in mind, what’s the difference between OET and PTE Academic? We’ll be answering those questions thoroughly in this podcast with. If you are in the medical field, or if you want more about the two different tests, tune in! …

PTE Academic Mastery: Re-tell Lecture

The ‘Re-tell Lecture’ question integrates listening and speaking skills, and requires you to understand and re-tell a lecture. Number of items 3-4 Prompt Length Up to 90 seconds Time to answer 40 seconds Scoring Partial credit Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored Listening and speaking Oral fluency, pronunciation Content Subskills tested Listening: Identifying the topic, theme or main …

How to improve your PTE Speaking Score

The Speaking section of the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) may be the hardest section for some, if not for all of those who have sat the test. This section entails recording your responses, which will then be rated purely by a computer. Hence, the aim is to deliver responses which are clear and understandable. This, while simultaneously producing …