ALL ABOUT PEARSON TEST OF ENGLISH

ALL ABOUT PEARSON TEST OF ENGLISH

PTE is a computer-based international language assessment test that stresses on the English skills of a candidate preparing to study in a foreign academic surrounding. The test grades every candidate on a scale of 10-90 for each of the four sections: Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening. This article covers every aspect of the PTE Result chart, including the PTE scoring system and calculation.

PTE Academic Score Report:

The score report of PTE Academic consists of two types of scoring: overall score and communicative skills scores in listening, reading, speaking and writing.

  • Overall score: The overall score, ranging between 10-90 points, is based on the candidate’s performance across the test. However, it is not an average calculation of the communicative skills scores.
  • Communicative skills scores: These are the scores that a candidate gets in the four communicative skills, i.e. listening, reading, writing and speaking. The score range for   these skills ranges between 10-90 points.

Breakdown of PTE Score Ranges:

The table below gives a detailed breakdown of each score range as per the 2023 PTE Result chart. Candidates can frame an average PTE band score chart concept respectively:

PTE Score Range

Skills Evaluated

10-29

Basic use of phrases and everyday expressions along with basic introductory and interaction skills.

30-42

Skills to discuss relevant topics with basic usage of daily phrases and expressions. Better interaction approach and sharing of basic personal information.

43-50


Understanding of standard language and ability to explain experiences. Ability to have an opinion over general topics.

51-58

Good hold over languages skills. Ability to share factual information based on everyday life experiences. Skills to record and broadcast information.

59-75


Fluent communication and interaction with other people with negligible errors. Ability to highlight major information associated with a given topic.

75-84

Ability to understand a range of complex texts and highlight major ideas related to the topic. Effective communication skills and ability to describe themselves potentially.

Above 85

Expert level of communication skills. Ability to understand information from various sources. Presence of clarity within their explanation.

 

Understanding PTE Scoring Comparison with IELTS

The table below provides a detailed comparison of IELTS scores with PTE academic scores for candidates who chose the PTE test but are keen to know their IELTS scores.

PTE Academic Score

IELTS Score

Level of Excellence

N/A

89-90

84-88

76-83

66-75

56-65

46-55

36-45

29-35

23-28

10-22

9.0

8.5

8.0

7.5

7.0

6.5

6.0

5.5

5.0

4.5

No date

Expert

Very Good

Very Good

Good

Good

Competent

Competent

Modest

Modest

Limited

Extremely Limited

 

Which countries accept PTE scores?

Below is the list of countres accepting PTE score:

 

Countries accepting PTE scores

Australia

USA

South Korea

South Africa

New Zealand

Estonia

Singapore

Taiwan

China

Vietnam

Ireland

Egypt

Austria

Spain

Sri Lanka

Thailand

Canada

Germany

Turkey

Greece

Bulgaria

UAE

Sweden

Oman

Hong Kong

Jordan

Bangladesh

Nepal

Indonesia

Japan

Finland

France

Saudi Arabia

Norway

Iraq

Israel

Conclusion:

Clearing the language proficiency test is one of the many steps required to apply to study abroad. To know more about the process or to apply to your preferred country, visit Sunland Education & Immigration Consultants office today or interact with expert counselors by visiting the official website.

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