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PTE Academic

PTE Academic - this is a test for non-native speakers of English who need to demonstrate knowledge of English to become a student in the English-speaking universities or business schools or to obtain a visa to the UK.

New Test PTE Academic was created in 2009 by Pearson and quickly gained recognition among the English-speaking world-renowned universities and colleges, including Harvard Business School, Yale University, Cornell University, and others.

It should be noted that the PTE Academic tests have already been approved for the Tier 1 and Tier 2, and now it applies to Tier 4.
UK Visa Application Centre (UK Border Agency) has officially recognized tests Pearson Tests of English Academic as a criterion of knowledge of the English language to get the long-term (more than 6 months) student visas for Tier 4.
Test PTE Academic is quickly gaining recognition in the world and is currently being used in countries such as China, India, Japan, USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Canada.
International testing Pearson Test of English Academic enables:

- To register 24 hours before the exam;
- To get a result up to 5 working days;
- Send their scores from all universities database Pearson;
- Guaranteed to get an international certificate;
- To take part in more than 3,000 programs worldwide.

The total test time - 3 hours. In the role of an examiner performs computer: oral and written part are conducted on-line.
For more information about PTE Academic exam you can find on the official website of Pearson Language Tests Pearsonpte.com

Cambridge ESOL or TOEFL - what to choose?

International certificate - a document confirming the ownership of a foreign language at a certain level and recognized by educational institutions, employers, immigration authorities, governmental and non-governmental organizations around the world. Exam for international certificate shall at a fixed time in the organizations accredited to the adoption of a specific examination or group of examinations, and the results are evaluated by independent experts.
If you decide to somehow link their lives with communication and work on an international level, if you are planning to continue their education abroad, to apply for international grants and internships, work abroad or in an international environment, to grow professionally and to feel confident in the labor market , the exam to receive an international certificate you can not avoid.
So, you have decided that you are ready to start preparing for international exams. Which of the existing exams to choose? A serious recognition in the world have examination systems TOEFL and the so-called Cambridge exams or Cambridge certificates. This means that only the results of the examination of these three systems have a weight in the international environment.

   TOEFL  ESOL
 First year exam  1964  1913
 The test version of the English  American  British
 The main objectives of development  Certification applicants American universities  Certification level of English as a foreign language
 Major countries and regions, which is recognized exam  United States  United Kingdom, as well as the (optional) universities and organizations around the world, including the US
 Recognition of certificates  6,000 educational institutions and corporations in 110 countries  10,000 educational institutions and corporations in 135 countries
 Ability to select  One exam for all candidates  There is a choice of 5 different levels and 7 types of common lines and a number of special examinations of different levels (for example, Business English)
 Testing all the skills  The focus is the ability to understand and analyze the American academic English. The test for spoken language is still under development and shall be a computer and not a real examiners.  Balanced testing all aspects of English. Examination on the spoken word take two real examiner. All results, including written tests that require individual responses are evaluated by experts manually.
 Certificate Validity  2 years  Certificates perpetual and do not require re-repeating