Southwest China’s first PTE Test Center to set up
First Anniversary Celebration of Westa College
Gao Jianjun, Regional Director of Pearson Qualification International & International School in Greater China, gave a speech.
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- You really fall behind the times if you only know IELTS and TOEFL. News came from the First Anniversary Celebration of Westa College that the world famous and tip-top PEARSON EDUCATION LTD is going to set up a PTE Test Center, which will be the first one in Southwest China, at Westa College, Southwest University.
As a parallel test for English language level to IELTS and TOEFL, PTE has been widely recognized by global universities, like Harvard Business School and Yale University and the others in the UK, US and Australia.
Advantages of PTE in comparison to IELTS and TOEFL
Designed by PEARSON GROUP under the unified standard of GSE, the computer-based PTE is more objective.
You may get your mark in one to five workdays and over 4,000 institutions have accepted the PTE scores. Moreover, the PTE scores are accessible all the time.
Two tests every day from Monday to Friday and the scores are valid for 2 years.
It is learned that the PTE comprises four types of examination: listening, speaking, reading and writing, which shall be completed in 3 hours. The total points are 90 and the score will be divided into 6 grades. The test score will be valid for 2 years.
The person in charge said the test center will be open all year around and from Monday to Friday, two tests are done every day.
PTE is fully accepted in Australia and New Zealand.
PTE has been accepted by over 4,000 universities in the UK, US, Canada and Ireland as well as the Australian and New Zealand governments. All the universities of Australia, 99% of the universities of the UK, 90% of the universities of Canada and more than 2,000 universities of US have accepted the PTE scores. Meanwhile, PTE has become a bonus for immigration to Australia and New Zealand.
The test center will be start up next week and is expected to be put into service in November this year. It will serve all the examinees, which are estimated to be 5,000 to 10,000 in number, in the whole of Southwest China. (Translated by Xu Mengmiao, Fathom Language Limited)