Scoring in PTE is not a ROCKET SCIENCE, think of it as a BASIC ENGLISH TEST, and you are sorted.
Many students try to complicate things while trying to understand the tips and tricks of PTE. And often, they are the ones that struggle a lot and end up giving the tests multiple times. However, understanding the templates and strategies for PTE is relatively simple, and you can follow them accurately to pass your test with flying colours on the first attempt itself.
So, here are some of our tried and tested tips and recommendations that we think will help you get a perfect score on all the sections in your first GO itself.
Enrol with a PTE Training Institute
Following a set strategy and PTE-approved templates is crucial to ensuring a perfect score on your PTE exam. So, with heaps of strategies and templates readily available on the Internet and in the market, which is the right one for you?
To answer your question, some strategies and templates you find out there are good, to the point and very helpful in helping you prepare for the upcoming test. However, most are misleading and often confusing, especially for anyone appearing for the PTE for the first time.
So, it is always recommended that you should trust a PTE training institute or a provider with all these strategies and templates. Their strategies and templates were tried, tested and proven with thousands of success stories. Thus, such an institute is the one for you to GO AND ENROL!
Work with a Well-Established PTE Training Institute
A PTE Training Institute is a professional education institute that offers non-native English speakers coaching and training so that they can excel in their PTE exams. These institutes offer a range of courses and services to help students improve their English language skills and prepare for the PTE exam. These courses may include classroom-based instruction, online courses, one-on-one coaching, and practice tests. These courses aim to help students achieve their desired scores in the PTE exam.
Always enrol with a provider that works with you one-on-one and provides constructive feedback on your performance. They will also help you identify your core strengths and weaknesses & guide you correctly so that you can convert those weaknesses into strengths.
Understand the PTE Format
Understanding the exam format is crucial to ensure a good score in the PTE. At EnglishWise, we help our students understand the exam format and help them prepare strategically. It allows them to prepare accordingly and perform better on the day of the PTE exam.
There are 20 types of questions in PTE, but not all are important. There are some Timewaster questions. You must stay away from them and not even waste time in practicing those questions.
75% of your PTE Exam is covered by the below-mentioned four questions (Yes! Only 4 out of 20 questions can help you achieve 75% of your scores)
- Read Aloud (Speaking Module): Transferrable score in the Reading Module
- Repeat Sentence (Speaking Module): Transferrable score in the Listening Module
- Reading FIBs (Both) (Reading Module): Transferrable score in the Writing Module.
- Write from Dictations (Listening Module): Transferrable score in the Writing Module.
The abovementioned questions carry the highest weightage in the PTE exam. So, when appearing for the PTE, try to get 100% accuracy in these questions and do not miss practising them daily.
All the templates and Strategies are available for FREE on the EnglishWise Software. Avail them, attempt a FREE Mock Test, and get detailed feedback from the trainers.
Besides your training session, it is also essential that you dedicate about 2 hours daily for your at-home practice.
Enrol for the EnglishWise Software, and practice daily for 2 hours. As a student preparing for PTE, you must prepare a study plan and adhere to it if you are aiming for a 65 to 79 score in each section.
Continue scrolling for a complete breakdown of the study plan that our experts at EnglishWise recommend.
Speaking (focus on Clarity of words, and content)
- Read Aloud- 20
- Focus on the pronunciation, fluency, and clarity with speed
- Repeat Sentences- 30
- Focus on content and fluency
- Describe Image- 3
- Re-tell lecture- 5
- Focus on pace and content
Listening (spend 1 hour every day on it)
- SST- 2 (daily)
- Focus on the word count
- Write from Dictation- 20
- Focus on correct spellings
- FIBs- 5
- Focus on correct spellings and form
- HIW- 5
Writing (Memorise the Essay template and recognise the Essay type. Also, work on understanding the strategy and 5 Rules of Vocabulary for SWT)
- SWT- 2(Daily)
- Essay- 1 (Daily)
- Focus on time management and grammar
Reading (Understand the time management; do not spend more than 2 minutes per fill up question)
- Re-order Paragraphs- 10
- Reading: FIBs- 20
- Reading and Writing: FIBs- 30
Prepare for Your Upcoming PTE with EnglishWise
At EnglishWise, we are a team of highly experienced professionals with extensive experience training individuals to prepare for their PTE exams.
Having worked with several non-native English speakers over the years, we understand the challenges of learning a new language. So, we work with you to develop a training plan based on your learning pace.
Connect with us to learn about our PTE training courses and how we can help you achieve a high score in your upcoming PTE.