The Official Guide to PTE Academic, provides a complete overview of the test structure. It includes everything you need to know in order to become familiar with the task types, as well as guidance on managing a computer-based test and preparation strategies. The Official Guide and its support resources can also help you to practice real-world English skills in order to prepare for the PTE Academic test. It is an excellent starting point for evaluating your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, and planning your test preparation.
The Official Guide for Teachers is divided into 3 main Resources:
-The Official Guide to PTE Academic for Teachers (Book)
The Official Guide to PTE Academic (Book):
-is suitable for anyone who wants to become familiar with the test;
-is designed to be used as a self-study tool, in addition to other preparation courseware or as part of classroom preparation;
includes paper-based study and practice (with practice exercises included in the book and downloadable resources for printing) -as well as online practice of all the tasks types;
-is a useful resource to help test takers plan their study and preparation for the test;
-is divided into clear sections to make information easy to find.
The Teacher version includes the same pages as the Test Taker version, as well as:
-additional teacher tips and guidance for teachers on walk-through pages
-answers and model answers for practice tasks for easy reference
-tips on key skills to cover for each task type
-signposting to test taker and teacher digital resources
You can access these resources listed below, using the code for the Pearson English Portal printed in the front of your book.
Test Taker resources
-Answer keys for all tasks in the book, including model answers for speaking and writing tasks
-Audio tracks for both practice tasks in the book, as well as model answers
-20 Videos, focusing on the common mistakes people make when approaching each task type.
-A series of worksheets
-General skill development advice
300 PTE Academic practice questions, covering all 20 scored task types and Personal introduction. Plus with Teacher Access you can also:
-Create a class and assign tasks to your students so they can practise from the book online
-Assign extra practice
-Check student progress