PTE Academic: Teaching, not just testing.

With PTE Academic, preparing students for a secure English language test means genuinely improving their English skills, not just their test-taking skills.

PTE Academic draws on integrated, academic English skills such as paraphrasing, summarising and note-taking to accurately assess each test taker's English level.

PTE Academic Teacher Notes are available for more information.

Download Practice test

Download a free practice test to understand PTE Academic. Although the full test is taken via computer, our PDF, Audio files, sample responses and prompts will help you understand PTE Academic question types.

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Skills videos

Watch our YouTube skills videos to understand question types for each skill area of PTE Academic. Visit our YouTube page to view playlists by skill area.

Test Tutorial

For a walkthrough of the type of questions within PTE Academic, view our:

Question type strategies

Download PTE Academic top tips PDF for detailed tips on how to approach each question type.