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Preparing for PTE Academic

YouStudy International College via FutureLearn

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Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic is the world’s leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration and is widely accepted by universities, colleges and governments around the world. All test takers should prepare for PTE Academic, even if English is your first language.

PTE Academic is a three hour computer-based English test assessing real-life, academic English, with three main parts to the test: speaking and writing (together), listening and readin. The Test has been developed to allow you to demonstrate your language skills scored by unbiased Artificial Intelligence.

This course will assist you to develop your confidence and success by understanding the structure and learning outcomes of the Pearson Test of English (PTE) and to develop exam skills.

PTE Academic is accepted by institutions and governments across the world, find out more about where PTE is accepted here.

This course is offered by YouSTUDY International College. Our global virtual campus is operated from Cairns, Queensland, Australia which is also the base for our face-to-face physical campus.

YouSTUDY has over 30 years of experience with Australian based teachers delivering quality English courses and experiences for students from around the globe. As an official Pearson PTE Test Centre, we are experienced in assisting students to prepare for their Pearson PTE Academic test, which is an English Pathway to Australian Higher Education Institutions, Universities and Colleges.

YouSTUDY teachers and staff believe that studying English should be a life-changing experience for every student, regardless of whether students are studying virtually or on-site at our College Campus in Cairns, we hope this course offers you the same experience.

This course will guide learners through how to prepare for and succeed in the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic, this test is used for Visa and Academic enrolment purposes.


  • Introduction to PTE and Preparing for Part 1 of the Test: Speaking & Writing
    • Getting Started
    • Speaking and Writing
  • Preparing for Part 1: Speaking and Writing (Cont.) and Part 2: Reading
    • Welcome to Week 2 and Speaking and Writing (Cont) - Last 4 tasks
    • Reading
  • Preparing for Part 3: Listening
    • Part 3 Listening Sections 1 - 4
    • Part 3 Listening Sections 5 - 8 and Review of week
  • Time for review and practice, resources to keep
    • Welcome to Week 4
    • Additional Tips and Hints
    • Practice, Practice, Practice
    • Resources and Review

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Daniel Hope


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