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Practise your PTE Academic Speaking Skills

Achieve your desired score in the speaking section of PTE Academic. Learn new skills and strategies and build confidence.

Practise your PTE Academic Speaking Skills
  • Duration3 weeks
  • Weekly study2 hours
  • LearnFree
  • Digital upgradeFree

Practise and improve your speaking skills for PTE Academic.

In this course, we will analyse sample responses from the speaking section of PTE Academic based on oral fluency, content and pronunciation to show how understanding these can lead to success.

In addition to having frequent opportunities to interact with other learners and practise each of the item types, you will develop knowledge of grammar and vocabulary relevant to PTE Academic.

You will build self-assessment skills to identify areas of improvement in your own responses and succeed in your test.

What topics will you cover?

  • Item types in the speaking section of PTE Academic
  • Scoring criteria
  • Analysis of sample responses
  • Main skills needed to perform well in the test
  • Grammar and vocabulary
  • Tips for the speaking section of PTE Academic
  • Practise questions

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Assess responses to identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop strategies and techniques to improve your Oral Fluency, Pronunciation, Grammar and Vocabulary.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the speaking section of PTE Academic and item types.
  • Improve your confidence in speaking and feel better prepared on test day.

Who is the course for?

The course has been designed for people who wish to improve their speaking score in PTE Academic, specifically for those aiming to meet university entry requirements. However, it is also useful for people who need to improve their speaking score for immigration or employment purposes.

To fully benefit from this course, it is suggested that you have an intermediate level of English.

Who will you learn with?

English Language teacher and Learning Designer at Macquarie University, Sydney. Over 10 years experience teaching Academic English. MA Education (Literacy). Spanish language learner.

MA of Applied Linguistics. English Language Teacher, Course Coordinator and Learning Designer at Macquarie University. Over 20 years of teaching experience in Venezuela, KSA, Bangladesh and Australia.

Who developed the course?

Macquarie University

Macquarie University aspires to be a different type of university: one focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society. Ranked in the top 1% of Universities globally, Macquarie is recognised for producing graduates who are among the most sought after professionals in the world.

  • Established1964
  • LocationSydney, Australia
  • World rankingTop 200Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021

PTE Academic

PTE Academic is the world’s first computer based English test that uses artificial intelligence to provide a highly accurate, unbiased and secure proof of a candidate’s English skills for university, migration and professional applications. PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of institutions worldwide and is approved for all ANZ and UK study and migration visas. Test sessions can be scheduled up to 24 hours in advance, 365 days a year, results are typically available within 2 days.

What's included?

Macquarie University are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible