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Characteristics of PTE Training Course GBU

lPersonalized training

Assigned to small-sized classes according to the English level of admission

lSmall class size

Each class has 10-15 students


The teaching and learning of the training course are implemented in accordance with the PTE assessment objectives

lCapability + skill

PTE teaching materials are used

Focus on the training of English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and Pearson English test skills

lFlexible schedule

Evening of workdays, weekends, summer or winter vacation, online and offline teaching

lProfessional teachers

Average 5 years plus teaching experience

lResults transfer

Upon application, the Pearson Academic English Test results can replace the corresponding credits of College English courses and IELTS English courses on campus

lIssuing a certificate

Awarded "Pearson Academic English Training Certificate" by Language Center of International College of Guangdong Baiyun University

lConvenient booking

Pearson Academic English Test Center (Guangzhou Baiyun Test Center) is located in 109, Lixue Building, North Campus of Guangdong Baiyun University

Class setting and schedule

Evening class

Weekend class

Summer/winter vacation class

Every Tuesday and Thursday

17:50 PM - 20:50 PM

Every Saturday and Sunday

9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

9:30 AM-12:30 PM;

13:30 PM-16:30 PM

New class every Tuesday (subject to enrollment)


New class every Saturday (subject to enrollment)


Summer vacation class in July and August; Winter vacation class in January and February


The curriculum and schedule of the training course can be adjusted according to market changes, and the final interpretation is reserved for the Language Center of International College .


About PTE

Overview of PTE Academic

PTE Academic is accepted by over 3,500 universities and colleges globally for study, by Australia and New Zealand for work and migration visas, and for professional registration.

PTE Academic

PTE Academic is a computer-based English test that assesses your academic-level speaking, writing, reading and listening skills. 

You take the test in a small, friendly test center environment in a just two hours.

lGet results in typically 2 days

lOur unique combination of AI scoring and human expertise reduces the risk of bias

lAccepted by over 3,500 universities & colleges worldwide

lFully computer-based test, taken in a test center

lA single 2-hour test

lAssesses your academic English


PTE Academic(UKVI)

PTE Academic(UKVI), has been approved by the British government since May 2020 as a secure English proficiency test (SELT) for applying for visas to the UK. It is applicable to four language skills tests for applying for visas to work and study in the UK, assessing candidates' abilities in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

In the content of the test, the type of test and the length of the structurePTE Academic English Test UKVI and PTE Academic English test are no difference, exactly the same. There are only slight differences in the information provided by candidates in the registration process.

PTE Home

PTE Home is a fast, fair and easy English language test for applying British family visas, settlement, citizenship, athletes and overseas business agents, and has been approved by the UK Government as a Secure English Proficiency Test (SELT). It is divided into three levels, A1\A2\B1, testing speaking and listening skills.

Test Format





Speaking & Writing

54-67 minutes



29-30 minutes



30-43 minutes


Item Type of Speaking and Writing

Number of Items

Time to Answer

Personal Introduction

Introduce yourself


1 minute

Read Aloud

Text appears on the screen. Read the text aloud.


About 54-67 minutes

Repeat Sentence

After listening to a recording of a sentence, repeat the sentence. 


Describe Image

An image appears on the screen. Describe the image in detail.


Re-tell Lecture

After listening to or watching a lecture, re-tell the lecture in your own words.


Answer Short Question

After listening to a question, answer with a single word or a few words.


Summarize Written Text

After reading the text, write a one-sentence summary of the passage. 


Write Essay

Write a 200–300 word essay on a given topic.


Total of Items



Item Type of Reading

Number of Items

Time to Answer

Fill in the Blanks-Reading & Writing

You will see a text with several gaps. Choose words from a dropdown menu to fill in the gaps.


About 29-30 minutes

Multiple ChoiceMultiple Answers

After reading the text, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the text by selecting more than one response.


Re-order Paragraphs

Several text boxes appear on the screen in a random order. Put the text boxes in the correct order. 


Fill in the Blanks-Reading

The text appears on a screen with several gaps in it. Drag words from the box below to fill the gaps.


Multiple ChoiceSingle Answer

After reading the text, answer a multiple-choice question by selecting one response.


Total of Items



Item Type of Listening

Number of Items

Time to Answer

Summarize Spoken Text

After listening to a recording, write a 50–70 word summary.


About 30-43 minutes

Multiple ChoiceMultiple Answers

After listening to a recording, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the recording by selecting more than one response.


Fill in the Blanks

A transcript of a recording appears on the screen, with several gaps. After listening to the recording, type the missing word in each gap.


Highlight Correct Summary

After listening to a recording, select the paragraph that best summarizes the recording. 


Multiple ChoiceSingle Answer

After listening to a recording, answer a multiple-choice question by selecting one response. 


Select Missing Word

After listening to a recording, select the missing word that completes the recording from a list of options. 


Highlight Incorrect Word

The transcript of a recording appears on the screen. While listening to the recording, identify the words in the transcript that differ from what is said. 


Write from Dictation

After listening to a recording of a sentence, type the sentence. 


Total of Items



* The Personal Introduction is an opportunity for you to get familiar with PTE test technology and to help you prepare for your speaking and listening questions. This question does not contribute to your score and is for familiarization purposes only. 

* There is no scheduled break during the test.


Accepting Organizations

1. United Kingdom

The PTE Academic English Test is accepted by 98% of UK universities.

Students can use their PTE Academic English test results to quickly enter the applied institutions, such as UCL, King's College, Imperial College, University of Manchester, University of Edinburgh and so on.

PTE Academic English Test (or PTE Academic UKVI) results can be used for postgraduate and undergraduate applications, as well as for preparatory course, long-term language courses and sub-degree courses, and an increasing number of UK educational institutions are joining the accepted ranks.

2. Australia

PTE Academic English Test can be used as part of an Australian visa application to demonstrate English proficiency.

PTE Academic is recognised and accepted by all Australian universities, as well as by industry associations and state government departments in Australia.

Study in Australia: Whether you are planning to study or further your education in Australia, all colleges and universities in Australia recognise and accept PTE Academic English Test. In addition, PTE can help you reach your goals faster, since the time between the test and your score report is usually only 2 working days.

Australia offers a rich variety of education opportunities for international students, with 1,200 educational institutions and more than 22,000 courses to choose from. Many Australian institutions require applicants to provide proof of English language ability, and PTE Academic is undoubtedly your best choice.

Migrating to Australia: PTE Academic English Test has been recognised and accepted by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) as a proof of English language proficiency for all Australian visa categories. Applicants should refer to the relevant visa information for the corresponding points requirements.

3. United States

PTE Academic English Test is accepted by thousands of academic education programs in the United Statesamong them mainly are the top US business schools.

Applicants can use their PTE Academic English test scores to quickly enter the college or University they apply for, including: Yale University, New York University, Harvard University, Columbia University and so on. These top universities, especially business schools, accept PTE Academic English Test scores as proof of English proficiency for postgraduate admission.

More and more colleges and universities in the United States have joined the ranks of accepting PTE Academic. Students should not forget to check the corresponding PTE score requirements on the website of each college before applying.

4. Canada

PTE Academic English Test is accepted by most universities in Canada.

Applicants can use their PTE Academic English Test scores to gain fast admission to the Canadian universities and colleges to which they apply, including: McGill Unversity, University of British Columbia, Queen's University, University of Alberta, University of Victoria, Vancouver Island University, University of Waterloo, etc. More and more Canadian universities are beginning to accept the PTE Academic English Test.

5. New Zealand

PTE Academic English Test is recognised and accepted by Immigration New Zealand as proof of English language proficiency for all student and immigrant visa types.

PTE Academic is recognised by 100% of New Zealand universities, polytechnics and private specialist colleges, as well as a growing number of New Zealand professional associations.

6. You know what? These top business schools accept PTE-A scores

PTE ACADEMICis accepted by thousands of universities, higher education institutions and government agencies worldwide.

Below are some of the top business schools that accept PTE-A scores for your reference (you are encouraged to check the school's website for specific language score requirements).

Top business schools that accept PTE-A scores include, but are not limited to:

Harvard Business School (USA)

Stanford University-Graduate School of Business (USA)

Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania  (USA)

Columbia Business School (USA)

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business (USA)

University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business (USA)

Dartmouth University’s Tuck School of Business (USA)

University of Virginia-Darden School of Business (USA)

IESE Business School (Spain)

London Business School (UK)

INSEAD (France)

IE Business School (Spain)


Haven't found a desired school yet?

Welcome to https://pearsonpte.com/the-test/who-accepts-it/

See the list of schools that accept PTE-A scores!


Why choose PTE Academic?

Achieve your dream to study, work or migrate overseas faster than ever with the two-hour, computer-based English proficiency language test.

1. Artificial Intelligence scoring system

PTE Academic English Test is scored using Pearson's world-leading artificial intelligence scoring system, in which all scores and test results are judged by algorithms rather than human examiners. PTE Academic English test introduces intelligent scoring into the high-risk standardized English test field, and realizes the whole computer test and automatic scoring to ensure that candidates can maximize their true English level.

The use of intelligent scoring system technology means that it is not simply a human examiner to assess the English language ability of the candidates, but a set of intelligent algorithms, based on a large number of candidates answer data, it simulates the scoring of human expert examiners.

2. Unbiased and fair rating

When you take the PTE Academic English Test, your answers will be scored by comparing them with tens of thousands of previous answers stored in the system. This means that candidates will only be judged by what you say, not by your accent or any other factor. The intelligent scoring system can treat different accents objectively and avoid errors caused by human scoring to the greatest extent.

3. Flexible test experience and fast scoring

Thanks to the use of leading technology, PTE Academic English Test offers unmatched flexibility to all test takers. We run regular test days and often have last-minute availability--you can book as soon as tomorrow. Complete all the speaking, writing, reading and listening tests in two hours.

Get results in typically two days. PTE Academic English Testing is available at over 3000 test centers around the world. 

4. Free unlimited number of results sharing

Your scores are digital and can be shared securely with as many institutions as you like, for free-- no need to send a paper copy. Simply go to your myPTE account to start sharing.

5. Widely recognized by global study and immigration applications  

PTE Academic English Test is recognized by thousands of colleges and institutions worldwide and can be used for study abroad applications. It is also approved by the governments of Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom for student and immigrant visa applications.

Top 50 business schools in the United States, including Harvard University, Yale University, California Institute of Technology and other prestigious schools

100% accreditation of Australian and New Zealand colleges and institutions

Nearly 100% of UK institutions are accredited and accepted

More than 90% of universities in Canada are accredited and accepted

University programmes taught in English in European and Asian countries also accept PTE Academic English Test results for admission

PTE is accepted for all types of visa applications in the UK, Australia and New Zealand

6. Safe and reliable

PTE Academic English test is a computer-based test.

All PTE Academic English test centers use biometric technology, random questions, and paperless processing of questions and scores throughout the test. Avoid any interruption, cancellation or delay in the release of test results due to any machine or human factors.

7. Test scores and measurement standards

The content of PTE Academic English test selects actual academic English language materials and real context to accurately measure candidates' real language level in academic English use.

PTE Academic English Test is scored according to Pearson's Global Scale of English Language Proficiency (GSE), which is measured against several well-known tests and scales around the world. The score ranges from 10 to 90 points, using a fine granularity scoring standard, which makes the scoring error smaller and the score more accurate.



PTE Academic English Test Registration Guide

PTE Academic English test is arranged 360 days a year; to meet the needs of candidates to the greatest extent, the test can be registered 24 hours in advance and can be registered within 14 days of the test.

Candidates can register for the PTE Academic English Test by online reservation and telephone reservation.

1. Book online

Step 1: Go to pearsonpte.com.

Step 2: Create a MyPTE account:

When creating an account, you must use the same name and date of birth as on the government-issued identification document that the candidate brings on test day.

After the account is successfully created, you will receive an email with login information. When creating an account, remember to use a valid email address.

If the reservation is successful, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided by the candidate within 24 hours.

Step 3: After receiving the login information, candidates can log in to the MyPTE account.

Choose the country you want to go to and the purpose of your trip

Select the appropriate PTE test type and click the yellow button for the desired test.

Step 4: Fill out the exam registration form online

The personal information of the examination must be consistent with the identity documents held. All information must be written in English. If you enter incorrect information, you will not be allowed to take the test.

Step 5: Book your exam online

Make sure the registration form is complete and start booking the test center, test date and test place.

A summary of your appointment details will be displayed on the My PTE panel. Please confirm your test reservation information.

Step 6: Purchase and pay for the exam

Full payment must be made in the specified currency (US dollars). If the payment fails, the exam booking will not be successful.

Direct online payments are accepted by credit card Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express® or JCB® or debit card (Visa® or MasterCard® only).

PTE Test Voucher can be used for payment of exam fees and is not available for payment of transfer fees.

2. Book by phone

PTE Academic English Test Hotline: 4008 811 286, book and register for the test.

3. PTE exam fee


Exam fee of PTE Academic in Chinese mainland : $299

Exam fee of PTE UKVI in Chinese mainland : $299

Exam fee of PTE Home in Chinese mainland : $250


How PTE Academic scores compare to IELTS and TOEFL

Based on our extensive research into the relationship between the PTE Academic test, IELTS Academic test and TOEFL, we have developed the following comparison tables as a guide to show how PTE scores relate to score bands of other test providers. 


Contact us


Rm 109, 1/F, Lixue Building#280 Jiufo West Road, Zhongluotan TownBaiyun DistrictGuangzhouChina



(1) Guangzhou Metro Line 14 (Dongfeng direction) Exit A/B of Xinhe Station  Guangdong Baiyun University(North Campus); 
(2) Guangzhou Metro Line 14 (Zhenlong direction)
 Exit A of Hongwei Station  Guangdong Baiyun University(North Campus); 
(3) Driving: 
Line 1: Enter Beijing-Hong Kong-Macao Expressway? Pearl River Delta Loop (Xinhe exit)
 Jiufo West Road  Kowloon Avenue Guangdong Baiyun University(North Campus) 
Line 2: Enter Daguang Expressway
 Pearl River Delta Loop (Xinhe exit) Jiufo West Road  Kowloon Avenue Guangdong Baiyun University(North Campus)  
* Enter the main gate of the university, pass through Sanli Canteen and Siji Canteen according to the Pearson Test Center guide board, and then arrive at Lixue Building. Room 109 is on the first floor of Lixue Building which is opposite to the library.