The main thing that makes PTE easier than another English test is due to its unique Marking Criteria. Speaking contributes to Reading and Listening; Writing contributes to Reading; Reading contributes to Writing, and Listening contributes to Reading and Writing. Once a candidate is able to understand the marking criteria, intensive practice can easily get a good score. Some of the unique features of PTE are:
Artificial Intelligence (AI) scoring means your English language skills are assessed by an algorithm that mimics how human markers would score, based on a substantial number of responses. What this means is that you’re graded only on what you say.
When you take the PTE test, what you say is graded by AI against thousands of previous responses. What this means is that you’re graded only on what you say.
Flexible testing & fast results
Thanks to the use of market-leading technology, PTE offers all test takers incredible flexibility. Test taker results are typically within just 24 hours to 5 business working days of taking the test.
Send your score unlimited times for free
PTE proudly gives all test takers the freedom to send their scores to as many organizations as they like, without an additional fee. This freedom gives you an even greater opportunity to achieve your dreams.
Unlimited acceptance for study & migration applications
PTE is accepted for study applications by thousands of academic programs around the world. It is also approved for all UK, Australian and New Zealand student visa and migration applications.
You can find out exactly where PTE is accepted: https://pearsonpte.com/the-test/who-accepts-it/