What is PTE?
PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test designed for non-native English speakers who want to study/work/ immigration abroad. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. It is an integrated test which tests 2 skills together, such as listening and reading or reading and speaking, and speaking and writing.
- Currently PTE Academic is widely accepted in New Zealand and Australia for study/work/immigration/PR.
- There is also PTE general. The Pearson Test of English General, formerly known as The London Test of English is intended to remunerate positive accomplishment in English language learning.
- The tests comprise of two sections: a written paper and an interview.
- But PTE General is not taken by many. Very rare cases test takers do take that. In India, PTE Academic is preferred and accepted and not PTE General.