We have a range of materials to help you succeed with PTE Academic. Before you take the test, it is essential to read through the test-taker handbook to ensure you understand the requirements.

Recommended Resources:

Online Scored Practice Test

Price: USD$35
Authors: PTE Academic Test Developers

The PTE Academic Online Practice Tests are the closest experience of the actual test you can get. You will sit a full three hour mock PTE Academic test and receive a full score report at the end - just like the real test! Improve time management skills and set realistic expectations on potential performance. 

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Online Test Boosters

Price: From USD$2 to $15
Authors: PTE Academic Test Developers

Improve specific skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing) with our online test boosters, available online immediately from one day to thirty days. Focus on specific areas, including Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing. Access sample PTE Academic question types and practice on-screen, using headphones and computer microphone. 

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Test Tutorial

For an overview of the type of questions you will receive with PTE Academic, view our PDF test tutorial, which takes you through a walkthrough of PTE Academic.

Top Tips

For detailed tips on how to approach each question type, view our PTE Academic top tips PDF, which covers most of the questions you will face during the test.

Skills videos

We have a series of informative videos to help you understand the question types for each skill area of PTE Academic. Choose from speaking, listening, reading or writing, or watch all of our videos.

Offline practice test

Want to take a full version of PTE Academic? Download the PDF, Audio files, sample responses and prompts to really understand what the test is like.

Preparation courses

Sometimes, the best way to prepare for a test is to join a class and receive tuition face-to-face. All around the world there are private language schools who run PTE Academic preparation courses. These range from intensive week-long courses, to courses that last for up to six months.


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Recommended Books:

The Official Guide to the Pearson Test of English Academic New Edition Pack

The Official Guide to PTE Academic provides comprehensive information about the test, over 200 practice tasks on CD-ROM, analysis of sample answers, test-taking tips and more. The first and only official guide for PTE Academic written by the developers of the test itself, it includes everything you need to know about the test.

Price: £27.60 ISBN: 9781447928911
Authors: PTE Academic Test Developers

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PTE Academic Practice Tests Plus and CD-ROM with Key Pack

Practice Tests Plus offers everything you need to prepare for PTE Academic: authentic practice, comprehensive guidance and strategies for dealing with every task in the test. 

Price: £22.30 ISBN: 9781447937951
Authors: Nick Kenny, Felicity O'Dell, Simon Cotterill, Lisa da Silva, Mary Jane Hogan, Vanessa Jakeman, Kate Chandler

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