Pearson Test of English (PTE) Preparation

Auckland International
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COVID-19 Alert Level 1 - For Semester 2, campus facilities will fully reopen as it was pre-COVID.

About this programme

This training scheme is intended to prepare learners for the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic.

  • Study at the PTE Academic Test Centre in Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Includes 1 PTE Academic Test at the end of your course.

  • Includes 2 practice tests.

  • Computer-based learning environment

What you will learn

You will be provided with strategies for:

  • being completely cognizant of the structure, question types and requirements of the PTE Academic.

  • understanding the various question types and engaging in processes to effectively deal with them when reading or listening.

  • speaking with greater fluency,  coherence & improved pronunciation and intonation.

  • speaking and writing with a wider and more accurate range of vocabulary & grammatical structures.

  • engaging critical thinking and academic essay formatting techniques to create articulate written responses to topical issues.

Workload & Schedule

This programme includes 64 hours classroom time and runs 3 evenings per week from Monday to Wednesday:

  • Monday 6-9pm

  • Tuesday 6-9pm

  • Wednesday 6-8pm

Entry requirements

PTE 42 or equivalent.

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions

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8 weeks (3 evenings per week)

Start Dates

Auckland: 22 Jun 2020
20 Jul 2020
17 Aug 2020
14 Sep 2020
12 Oct 2020

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