Pearson Test of English is one of the most preferred English language proficiency tests that students take nowadays when considering moving to Australia. Be it for student visa or any other visa that requires to test the candidate’s English language proficiency, PTE is preferred over tests like IELTS, TOEFL, etc. by most of the takers.
There may be inputs by many that PTE is easier and fairer as compared to IELTS, it entirely depends from individual to individual to think so. However, experts say that results in PTE have minimal human intervention and are therefore unbiased.
Amidst all the controversy, PTE has clearly emerged as a winner and has taken a lead over IELTS, as a result number of best PTE coaching institutes have opened up across Australia. In fact, many IELTS coaching centres have switched to coaching PTE because of the increased number of takers. Well, we believe there has to be a strong reason that most of the English language proficiency test takers have switched to PTE, and this is the reason we bring to you some of the top tips to crack PTE exam with a great score. Make sure you stick to these tips in order to score good!
We believe that coaching is more to give the candidate the idea of the format of the test than preparing him/her for English language. Most of the candidates who have already taken IELTS, but haven’t succeeded in getting good score generally take up PTE coaching to get a fair idea about the format of the test, so that they do not get surprised/shocked on the D-day.
Therefore, it is highly suggested to take coaching at a dedicated PTE coaching institute, even if you have taken coaching for IELTS earlier.
Practicing mock tests is one of the best methods to score best in any test, for the mock tests are simulation of original tests and give the candidate maximum possible exposure.
Make sure to follow the timeline and all the instructions while practicing mock tests. Follow the mock tests religiously and you’ll surely be able to score high in the original one.
We see that a number of candidates make a huge mistake on ignoring their strengths in such tests, and generally end up scoring less than the expected.
It is highly suggested to work on both the strengths and weaknesses equally so that no part of the test gets ignored at any point in time. Be prepared completely!
Excess of stress may ruin your test completely. Take things on a lighter note on the D-day and just go for it.
Stressful situations are part of tests, but excess of it can hamper the performance significantly. Therefore, the candidates must not pay extreme attention to any particular section and should not devote excessive time in case question(s) do not seem solvable. One must devote only stipulated time to particular section and shouldn’t get carried away by the situation.
Candidates’ preparation and temperament matter the most at the end when it comes to scoring high in any test; so, if you keep your head cool and stick to the basics, you’ll surely be able to score good in your PTE. Stick to the above tips and you’ll be on your way to crack PTE exam with top score!
All the best!