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Don’t trip on these Common Mistakes in PTE Exam

Don’t trip on these Common Mistakes in PTE Exam

  PTE is one of the most taken exam especially in Australia and also the easiest one. However, the question arises that if PTE is so easy to do why students fail so many times and have to repeat it numerous times. The answer lies in small things that students...

PTE for Nursing Registration

PTE for Nursing Registration

PTE has gained global acceptance and have become extremely popular English examination in past few years. PTE is considered to be one the quickest and easiest examination to gain PR points and nursing registration in Australia. There are many students who get confused...

Ways to crack PTE by Self-Study

Ways to crack PTE by Self-Study

Time Management - Most questions have a set timer and the others collectively have a time-limit. You should manage your time effectively between the questions having more weightage.Negative Marking - Some questions have negative marking while others don't. Keep track...

Retaking PTE Examination

Retaking PTE Examination

PTE Academic uses an automated scoring system; hence, the possibility that your overall scores will change is very minute.You must apply for a rescore within 14 calendar days of receiving the initial score.Good practice in speaking and writing skills can improve your...

Obstacles  from Achieving Your Required Score in PTE

Obstacles from Achieving Your Required Score in PTE

Procrastination - Delaying things will not help you score for the PTE exam. Consistency is mandatory to maximize your score.No proper practice - Failure to practice or take mock questions is another important mistake.Not following the correct techniques - Following...

Scoring Criteria in PTE Exam

Scoring Criteria in PTE Exam

In this blog I am going to give you a few tips on the Answer Short Questions exercise in the speaking module.This exercise is the easiest one among the total 5 in the speaking module. Basically, you will be asked a question that could be answered in one or two words....

Last-Minute Tips for PTE Exam

Last-Minute Tips for PTE Exam

General tips:Have the habit of speaking, listening, and reading in English. Be completely aware of your weak areas and strong areas and practice accordingly.Relax your mind, and give rest to you a day before the exam.On the test day, go to the test center a bit early....

Common tips that can be followed for Writing Exercises

Common tips that can be followed for Writing Exercises

Some tips you can follow for exercises in the Writing module are:Try to understand the essay topic entirely.Find the keywords.Follow a predefined essay structure.Follow a proper sentence structure and check its formationRemember to use formal words.Once you have...

Common tips that can be followed for Speaking Exercises

Common tips that can be followed for Speaking Exercises

Basically, there are 3 important scoring sections under which you will be examined:ContentPronunciationOral fluencyScoring for content means you don’t add, skip, or replace any words while you read. Pronunciation means you pronounce the words loud and clear and Oral...

Common tips that can be followed for Listening Exercises

Common tips that can be followed for Listening Exercises

Listening  section is divided into 8 sub exercises:Summarize Spoken TextMultiple Choice, Multiple AnswerFill in the BlanksHighlight Correct SummaryMultiple Choice, Single AnswerSelect Missing WordHighlight Incorrect WordsWrite from DictationSome common tips you can...

Common Tips that can be Followed for Reading Exercises

Common Tips that can be Followed for Reading Exercises

The test taker must be able to identify the topic, supporting points, ideas, examples, and the context in which the text is written. The total time allotted for the reading test is approximately 32-41 minutes.Reading section is divided into 5 sub exercises:Multiple...

Write From Dictation Tips

Write From Dictation Tips

For this task type, the candidate will listen to a sentence which the person would have to write into the response box located at the bottom of the test screen. One mark is awarded for each correct word. If you skip a word or make spelling or grammar mistakes, you’ll...

Highlight Incorrect words Tips

Highlight Incorrect words Tips

You will get an audio recording and its transcript. You will have to listen to the audio and read the transcript at the same time. You should then click on the words that differ from what the speaker in the recording says.Select highlight the incorrect word only when...

Select missing word Tips

Select missing word Tips

You should make a mental map of the way in which the speaker is pointing out the arguments and ideas. Doing this will help you fill out the missing word/phrase at the end of the talk.Read The Prompt CarefullyPractice active listeningPay attention to the audio,...

Highlight Correct Summary Tips

Highlight Correct Summary Tips

In this question, you will hear an audio and select the correct summary from a number of options given to you. The key skills tested in this are your Listening ability as well as your Reading ability. You should focus on understanding the theme of the audio. This has...

Fill in the blanks Tips

Fill in the blanks Tips

There are different types of Fill in the blanks questions that come in the PTE Academic Reading module. The first type is drag and drop. The second most important task. It contributes a lot of marks and has good weightage. Roughly around 2-5 questions of this type....

Reorder Paragraph Tips

Reorder Paragraph Tips

You will see paragraphs or sentences from a text arranged in the wrong order. You have to drag the paragraphs and drop them into correct positions. When you start attempting this question your first goal should be to identify the leading paragraph. You should look...

Essay Writing Tips

Essay Writing Tips

Quick Tips to Improve Score in Essay Writing: Take the time to plan your points.Be attentive to the instructions i.e. the word limit (200-300 words).Read the topic and know the type of essay.Ensure that you write in the academic English language.Do not use bullet...

Summarize Written Text Tips

Summarize Written Text Tips

The writing section comprises either of the following three combinations:2 Summaries & 1 Essay3 Summaries & 1 Essay2 Summaries & 2 EssaysThe time allotted for these three combinations is 40 minutes, 50 minutes, and 60 minutes respectively. The summary must...

Retell lecture Tips

Retell lecture Tips

Firstly, you can break PTE retell lecture down into three parts; listening, note-taking and retelling. Some tips for this exercise are:Take quality, legible notes - Use the erasable notepads. Some test-takers take notes hurriedly and their handwriting suffers. When...

 

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