How to mentally prepare yourself for PTE?

While practicing on online PTE portals and attempting different mock tests or practice tests can make you confident to appear for the PTE Academic exam, you also need to know how to mentally prepare for the same. Many aspirants go through ‘exam stress’. This happens only in two cases:

  • Either the candidate is over confident regarding his test preparation
  • Or the candidate is confused to decide what is right as he has too much information with him

Pearson Test of English (PTE) determines your English language abilities in multiple ways. And, it is just beyond knowing ‘English’ as you will find it a kind of memory and aptitude test at times.


PTE Exam Stress


Here are some Quick Tips to Overcome PTE related stress

We have tried to compile a few tips that may help you combat the exam stress so that you can score the required points and fulfil your study, work or settle abroad dreams.

1. Know the item types asked in PTE-A Test

The very first thing that you must know before you start your PTE test preparation is its test format. PTE-A Test comprises of four modules – Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening. These modules are again divided into different question types or items. So, before you book PTE-A test, you must be well aware about every details of the test – test format, modules, question types and scoring pattern. Knowing all these will help you mentally prepare for the actual test.

2. Get familiar with the PTE Exam environment

While you sit for the PTE-A test, you will find that the examination hall is filled with several other candidates. At the time of Speaking module, you will find the environment quite noisy as every candidate will be giving the same test. It becomes annoying sometimes. Same is the case with PTE Listening and other modules. So, you must practice in a little bit noisy environment. This may help you to be at ease during the actual exam.

Moreover, practicing in such a way will not give you a blow or shock in case you find noisy environment in the examination hall.

3. PTE-A Test is not all about typing

Since PTE is a computer-based test, many aspirants think that all you have to do is typing. But, to your surprise, PTE exam is not all about typing. No doubt it requires you to type for many question types. So, you need to have a considerable typing speed. Also, you need to be familiar with the computer operations so that you can give the test at ease.


PTE Typing on computer


Ensure that you are well prepared for each and every module before you book PTE-A Test. You can join PTE Coaching Classes or indulge into online PTE Practice to achieve your desired score. Online portals like PTE Tutorials add value to your test preparation. Here, you can attempt full length practice tests, get them evaluated from experts, access different practice materials, review sample questions and get detailed information about the PTE-A test. You can also acquire proven tips and strategies to ace different question types and reach your target score.

Sign up on PTE Tutorials to start your practice today!!


[Tuesday 3:00 PM] Mukesh Khant