Pearson Test of English (ACADEMIC) is an international computer-based English language test. It has been developed in accordance with the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference (CEF or CEFR; Council of Europe 2001) making it an increasingly accepted standard of ability or performance in language testing.

Duration: 45 hours.

Attendance: Five days a week.

Study Material: The official guide to PTE (ACADEMIC).

Examination Structure:

Part 1: Speaking & Writing (77 – 93 Minutes)
  • Personal Introduction
  • Read aloud
  • Repeat sentence
  • Describe image
  • Re-tell lecture
  • Answer short question
  • Summarize written text
  • Essay (20mins)
Part 2: Reading (32 – 41 Minutes)
  • Multiple-choice, choose single answer
  • Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers
  • Re-order paragraphs
  • Reading: Fill in the blanks
  • Reading and writing: Fill in the blanks

A ten minute break is optional

Part 3: Listening (45 – 57 Minutes)
  • Summarize spoken text
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Fill the blanks
  • Highlight the correct summary
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Select missing word
  • Highlight incorrect words
  • Write from dictation