PTE Preparation Books and Materials

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Scoring well in PTE is not that simple. It is certain that if you want to do well in PTE exam you need to have a good knowledge of the English language. Candidates are often confused about whether to choose coaching classes or study on their own. Obviously the best way to develop your skills for this test is to take coaching classes. But there is no harm in getting extra help. We have listed some books and resources for you to be able to perform your best during the examination.

Best PTE preparation material

Official Course Books

The following books and other course material has been verified by Pearson PTE Academic for candidates planning to prepare for their PTE Exam

1. The Official Guide to PTE Academic by Pearson PTE Academic

This is the official guide for the PTE which provides extensive information about the test. It also offers over 200 practice work on CD-ROM, examining the sample answers, tips and tricks for the official test and much more. The only official PTE guide produced by the founder of the test itself, it has complete information you need to know about the test.

Book Highlights

  • Understand how to register for the test.
  • Learn How to attempt each task.
  • Practice with authentic test questions as well as 200 additional questions in the CD.
  • Evaluate your performance with samples and model answers.
  • Improve your strategies for the successful test.

2. PTE Academic Official Practice App

You can now practice for your PTE Academic examination on the go. All you would be required is to download the PTE Academic Official Practice App. The app is available on multiple platforms and this would allow you to practice for their PTE Exam on the go. The application provides you with a study planner, practice tasks and useful information about the test.

3. Expert PTE Academic Coursebook B1 & B2

The Expert series is one of the best ways to prepare for PTE Academic if you have more time to study. It has a preparation course structure and allows you to go through the lessons systematically designed to prepare you for PTE Academic. You can choose from two levels, B1 or B2, depending on your language level. PTE Academic Expert consists of access to MyEnglishLabs, digital practice for all students.

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Other PTE Course Books

1. PTE Practice Tests Plus with Key, Vol 1 and 2

With the help of these practice tests, check yourself to see if you are ready to take PTE Academic. PTE Practice Tests Plus provides real test practise, intensive guidance, and strategies to crack each task in the PTE test well.

Book Highlights

  • 4 complete new tests as well as detailed test format.
  • Audio CD for listening and Speaking tasks.
  • Sample answers with their explanation, tips, as well as strategies
  • Comprehensive study tips
  • Registration code for unique user access

2. Wiley’s PTE Advantage for Academic Module

This book is designed according to the needs of all the PTE Academic candidates all over the world. The structured approach of the book makes sure that the test taker scores well beyond their own expectations. The content of the book is enhanced with examples, tips, strategies, practice exercises and answers with the explanations. The book first provides examination related information followed by 4 chapters corresponding to all the sections of the PTE—Speaking & Writing, Reading and Listening. 

3. PTE Academic 79 Plus: Your ultimate guide to boost your Pearson Test of English, PTE Academic score.

This is the ultimate guide for PTE which can help both beginning candidates learning about the PTE Academic test for the first time and advanced candidates looking for advanced strategies and extra practise increasing their score. 

Book Highlights

  • This 267 Page Ebook covers all aspects of the PTE.
  • Explains the structure of each section of the PTE Academic test.
  • Provides a proven strategy for each question Strategies for each type of ” Graph, image”.
  • Provides Strategies for all speaking Sections with Solved Examples of Unique practice materials.
  • Provides Strategies for RE Tell Lecture Strategies to Arrange Paragraphs.
  • Provides Strategies for all Listening Sections with Solved Examples on Unique practice materials Strategies for all Reading Sections with Solved Examples on Unique practice materials.
  • Provides Strategies for Summarizing written text and Essay with Examples.

4. PTE Academic Testbuilder: Student’s book and Audio Pack

PTE Academic Testbuilder is a brand new title in this popular series named “Tests that Teach”, which is produced to improve test taker’s performance in the official test and also increase Proficiency of the English language. The PTE Academic Testbuilder offers 4 complete practice tests for the candidates to get familiarized with the PTE Academic exam. This PTE Book includes all the PTE modules, it will help you a lot to understand the pattern of the questions you will face PTE.

Book Highlights

  • 4 complete practice tests, with the same level of difficulty and types of questions encountered in the exam.
  • Provided with full-range of exam-type tasks asked in the PTE exam with explanation and guidance pages for each section of the exam.
  • Provided with Guided analysis of sample answers with easy explanation as to how and why the sample answer is correct and the others are incorrect.

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PTE Preparation coaching class

You can refer to the official website of PTE Academic for a list of places that provide coaching classes for PTE Academic. These coaching centres provide face-to-face classes as well as online classes for students who are not able to attend physical classes. Pearson PTE Academic has also tied up with online partners to provide easy availability of online coaching classes for the candidates. You would be required to do registration on the website to get the benefits of the services. 

Offline PTE Practice Test

If you want to take a full version of PTE Academic before the official test, you could simply refer to the official Pearson PTE Academic to download a full version of the test in the pdf format. You would be able to solve this exam in the offline mode. It will help you to understand the real test much better. It will have audio files, sample responses and prompts to help you really understand how the test is like.

We hope you found the list of material that we have listed above to be useful for you in PTE. Wishing you good luck for your PTE with a good score.

Read the following PTE section guides

Listening section of the PTE

Writing section of PTE

Speaking section of PTE

Reading section of PTE