PTE-A comprises of four components: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. One major advantage of PTE is the quick turnaround of the results. PTE results are usually made available within 5 working days which is quick compared to other English competency test like TOEFL and IELTS. PTE -A is quickly gaining recognition and popularity, which in turn is increasing its acceptance.
An integral factor in achieving a high score in PTE-A is practice. Practice and repetition are keys to attain the skills required to excel in English. It is important to keep trying, despite the failures that keep cropping up. Remember when your were first trying to ride a bicycle and the imminent fear with the act? With a little bit of practice, it becomes easy and you master it in no time. The same applies to everything in life and why should PTE-A be any different?
Listed below are 4 key steps that will take you on the road to success in a PTE test;
- Develop Your English Language Skills: Firstly, You need to improve the standard of your Academic English. Start with the basics. A good place to start can be the Pearson Test of English materials that are available in both digital and printed formats. Keep practising with the materials provided, and this will help you to build up your fundamental English language skills. RGIT will maximise your potential with our materials.
- Focus on parts you are weak in: Concentrate on the weak areas more to attain maximum result. Identify the weak areas and work on them till you find your rhythm and overcome your weaknesses.
- Complete Knowledge of the Test: Having a complete picture of the test format helps the candidate to attempt the test in a relaxed manner. The knowledge of essential factors like time allocations for the different components of the test, tips and methodology should be factored and taken into account by the candidate while devising a strategy to attempt the test.
- Mock Test: Taking a mock test will not only provide you with a lot of practice, but will also help you build confidence. Believe it or not confidence is an aphrodisiac for the brain and with a confident mindset half your battle is already won. Take as many mock tests as you can in order to achieve success. Finally have a good time management strategy in place as there is nothing more disappointing than knowing all the answers but not having enough time to complete them.
When you prepare for the test, you will learn a lot about patience and perseverance. If you do not succeed once, don’t be disappointed. Stay focused and you will finally achieve your desired score.