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Changes to PTE Academic

From November 2021, there will be two important changes to the PTE Academic Test. New version There will be a new version of PTE Academic, with a shorter and more …

Meet your course trainers

Here in this video your course trainers, Jose Lara and Rose Harvey, introduce themselves. Webinar Don’t forget our webinar! Join us and a member of the PTE Academic team for …

Congratulations from Pearson

Congratulations once again for completing Practise your PTE Academic Speaking Skills. We wish you all the best with your PTE Academic exam and hope that your test scores open up …

Fluency practice

In the previous step, you learnt about chunking and how this feature can help you speak more fluently. In this activity, you will have the chance to practice this. Go …

Overall tips

Well done for completing the Practise your PTE Academic Speaking Skills. In this video, you heard some overall tips for the speaking section of PTE Academic. Discussion Do you have …

Congratulations from Macquarie

The English Language Centre at Macquarie University hope you have enjoyed this course. We hope that you have learnt valuable skills that you can use to improve your performance in …

Using correct word stress

In the previous step, we saw how Miguel mispronounced some words because of problems with word stress. Let’s learn about how to avoid these. Word stress Words in English vary …

Everyday and academic vocabulary

In previous steps, you have learnt about the different item types in the speaking section of PTE Academic and seen the vocabulary that you need to be able to understand …

Analysing responses: Word stress

In this Analysing responses video, you watched Miguel complete practice Repeat Sentence item types. You also recorded yourself practising the same items and listened to yourself to self-assess your responses. …

Analysing responses: Pronunciation

In this Analysing responses video, you heard Nisha complete a practice Read Aloud item type. As in the two previous weeks, we asked you to record your attempt so that …

Using correct pronunciation

English, unlike many other languages, is not phonetic, meaning that a word will not necessarily be pronounced in the same way that it is written. This can make pronunciation difficult. …

Grammar: Complex sentences

In previous steps, you have learnt about the different item types in the speaking section of PTE Academic and how oral fluency and the content you choose to include are …

Week 2 Practice

This week you learnt about how to select and organise content in two of the item types in the speaking section of PTE Academic. We would now like to put …

Logically organising Describe Image

In the previous step, you learnt about structuring your answers to the Re-tell Lecture item type. In this step, you will learn about structuring your answers for Describe Image item …