Episode 35 – The Effect of Surrounding Noise on your Test Score

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The PTE Academic Exam is held in the same room as many other test takers. Other test takers will have to speak at the same time you’re taking the test. What will you do in this situation? Are there ways to keep your focus? What are the effects of surrounding noise on your test score? Surrounding noise has a big …

The Effect of Surrounding Noise on your Test Score

Unlike IELTS, the speaking section of the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic is scheduled on the same day as the other parts of the exam. It will be performed in a room with several other candidates who will probably speak at the same moment. Is it distracting? Yes. Can it be controlled? No. You cannot allow yourself to be …