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Basic Understanding of PTE

Basic Understanding of PTE

We at Englishfirm understand how daunting a task it can be giving your first PTE exam and that's why wehave compiled a list of few mostly asked enquiries and tried to enlighten the students to the maximum. 1 PTE Score Vs. IELTS Score There are lots of difference...

IELTS Vs PTE

IELTS Vs PTE

Are you like thousands of students who on a daily basis contemplate whether they should appear for IELTS or PTE exam? If the answer is yes, then you have come to a right place. In order to clear the queries of numerous students Englishfirm has compiled a set of pros...

Scoring in PTE

Scoring in PTE

Students wonder if PTE is actually easier in comparison to IELTS or OET and the answer lies in Scoring. Yes, PTE is easier in comparison to other forms of English language exam as PTE scoring is easier in comparison to IELTS and OET scoring. There are definite scoring...

Overview on NAATI CCL

Overview on NAATI CCL

The Credentialed Community Language Test (CCL)-NAATI exam is given by many aspirants to secure 5points for their residency process. Here is brief ovwrview on Naati and what it is actually. It is anassessment of your language abilities at a community level which is...

Things you must know about changes in PTE score

Things you must know about changes in PTE score

There has been a buzz that changing PTE score equivalency to IELTS have made getting a PR in Australia a distant dream. Will the changes impact you? To answer this we here at Englishfirm has taken upon us to provide students with up to date details. To know the impact...

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...

 

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