PTE- International English Language Testing System

This is an English language test (50% of PTE is completely based on the level of a person's English), (40% of PTE is based on the level of a person's intelligence) and (10% of PTE is based on person's confidence).

Altogether there are 40 objective questions to be answered in listening and reading and scoring is mathematical.

PTE is a game or a sport. It's based on the practice. It's not a curriculum to be taught but a driving lesson to be followed in practical ways.

SCORING SYSTEM OF PTE:

1. There are two tasks to be performed

  • Task 1 is scored out of 9 (33% of the score obtained is taken for final score)
  • Task 2 is scored out of 9 (67% of the score obtained is taken for final score)
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2. SCORING IS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIAS:

  • Task Achievement (TA) = how well you answer the question (Based on understanding level)
  • Coherence and Cohesion (CC) = how well is your text structured. (Based on planning and management)
  • Lexical Resource (LR) = how good is your vocabulary. (Based on the variety of words to be used avoiding the repetition)
  • Grammatical Range and Accuracy (GRA) = how good is your grammar. (Based on correctness of grammar and the variety of sentences used)
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SCORING SYSTEM OF SPEAKING:

SPEAKING TEST CONTAINS 3 SECTIONS

  • Part one is general conversation section that contains introductory and taste and preference type of questions.
  • Part two is a speech section based on cue card.
  • Part three is extended or philosophical section.