The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) is a widely accepted English language certification test that is taken by students and professionals. Universities, corporations and governments recognize the PTE Academic as an unbiased measure of a candidate’sproficiency in the English language.
Same story. Prices will vary depending on the country in which you take the test:
The PTE Academic test used to only be available in a computer based format at test centers. But from November 16th, 2021,you can also register for PTE Academic Online. It has the same format, difficulty, and scoring as the regular PTE Academic, but you can take it from the comfort of your home.
Pearson Test of English (PTE)
1. PTE General [Conducted to reward excellent achievements in English language learing
2. PTE Academic [As an English Proficiency Test for those aiming for workor study abroad
PTE General: None
PTE Academic: Age limit: 16 years and above
The PTE Academic tests a candidate on his speaking, writing, reading and listening skills. Completing all of the sections on average takes around 2 hours. Take a look at the bifurcation of minutes and tasks for the three sections of the PTE Academic:
Personal introduction, Repeat sentence, Read aloud, Re-tell lecture, Describe image, Summarize written text, Answer short question, Essay (20 mins)
Reading & writing: Fill in the blanks, Reading: Fill in the blanks, Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers, Multiple-choice, choose single answer, Re-order paragraphs
Summarize spoken text, Fill in the blanks, Multiple-choice, choose single answers, Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers, Select missing word, Highlight correct summary, Highlight incorrect words, Write from dictation.
The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a standardized test used to measure English language proficiency for non-native speakers. It is an important exam for students who want to study at universities or colleges where English is the primary language of instruction. High TOEFL scores can increase the likelihood of admission to these institutions and can also be used as proof of language proficiency for immigration or employment purposes.
The TOEFL® iBT exam consists of four sections and has a duration of three hours.
The number of questions in the Reading and Listening sections for TOEFL® varies. Why? Because the number depends on the length, type, and difficulty of the text(s) and audio recording(s).
The TOEFL® iBT test is graded from 0 – 120. Each section has a maximum of 30 points. To receive an official score, you must answer at least 1 question in both Reading and Listening,write at least 1 essay, and complete at least 1 Speaking task.
Prices vary depending on the country:
TOEFL® iBT is offered as a computer-based exam in official test centres, but there is a Home Edition (can be taken using a personal computer at home) and a Paper Edition (for locations where internet is not available. The Speaking part will be taken from home, using a personal computer).
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