Many student wonder if it is difficult to crack NAATI for a non native/native language speaker and the answer is
NO. NAATI exam is held in various languages be it Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Tamil etc. and one things is common
for all of them that is one can easily clear NAATI exam with right guidance and practice. Here are few tips that
one should follow in order to pass their NAATI exam.

1. Advance Booking
Book your exam in advance as there are limited seats for NAATI and you don’t want to get dates after a year
because then you won’t feel like preparing. Although if you get late dates you can always prepone it and
Englishfirm helps you with preponing your dates so that as soon you are prepared you can appear for the test.

2. Test Familiarity
It is very important that one is familiar with scoring pattern of NAATI and know what needs to be done in order
to score the minimum requirement. Students need to be aware that there are no bands in NAATI, however, one
should have overall 63+ and individual 29+ in order to clear the test.

3. Vocabulary
One of the major roles is played by vocabulary in NAATI exam. It is very important that you are up to date with
the vocabulary especially for important topic that appear in NAATI every once in a while.

4. Scoring Pattern
Be very cautious about omission, addition and distortion as you can have maximum penalty of 5 marks due to
these mistakes. Hence, it is of utmost importance that while practicing to keep in mind that one needs to
convey meaning without changing information and meaning of the sentence as it can have great repercussions.

5. Prepare for Exam day
It is crucial that one has given many mock exams that prepare them for the exam day. One needs to get them
familiar with Proctor exam and how the audio will be played because in the end no matter how much you have
prepared if you let your nerves get over you the likelihood of passing diminishes. That’s why at Englishfirm
towards the exam we have invaluable number of mock exams so that students are confident and well prepared
to clear their NAATI test.

6. Rapport with Trainer
Although at times neglected but being trained by a trainer who is invested in you and provides you complete
attention is very important to improve in NAATI. Sometime students make a mistake of joining a group class
where their weakness never comes in front of trainer as trainer can’t pay enough attention in a group of 15-20
and that’s why we at Englishfirm provided one on one training so that students clear their exam in first attempt
itself. As NAATI being an expensive exam it is crucial that you are well prepared for it instead of attempting it

7. Practicing Repeated Question
In NAATI especially Hindi many a times same question have repeated in exams. So, it is very important that
one is aware of them and have practiced them multiple times. Doing this not only ensure good result but also
is a good method of revising all the important vocabularies.

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