PTE Word Lists
PTE exam is an English test. Vocabulary skill will impact all sections of the test. A PTE test taker usually tries to study a vocabulary to cover the words gap before test day, but the actual differences are quite different among test takers. So, you may see many PTE vocabularies on the Internet. Here we prepare three lists and hope one of them can help you.
Vocabulary for PTE Speaking
The vocabulary is for PTE speaking test, short but useful for PTE academic test takers. In general, we divide PTE vocabulary into two categories: one is for reading and listening, and another is for speaking and writing. For the latter, namely vocabulary for speaking, as similar as vocabulary for writing, you should pay more efforts. Because in PTE test, you have to use them, not just know them. If you are working hard to get a high score from future PTE academic exam, never ignore this 500+ shortlist. Using them in the right way, you can definitely up your speaking score to a higher level. Samples:
PTE Word List for Academic
help bring about; make less difficult
of or relating to central government; national
monetary; pertaining or relating to money matters
having a limit; limited in quantity, degree, or capacity; bounded
We compile this PTE word list for PTE academic exam takers. It has an extensive vocabulary, 2500+ words, and is for serious PTE exam takers to study and review. Although it’s not the hardest PTE academic word list, most test takers should schedule 2 or 3 months to own it. If you get all the words of it, you should be confident to pass the exam. To help ESL (English as Second Language) students, we also offer definitions of 20 languages, include Chinese, Russia, etc. Samples:
PTE Academic Vocabulary
a. Syn. salty
salty; containing salt; of or relating to chemical salts
n. Syn. honor
give a sign of good will; compliment by an act or ceremony, as a kiss, a bow; honor
v. Syn. rescue
save from loss or destruction; rescue of a ship; save for further use
v. Syn. approve; ratify
give authorization or approval to something; penalize a state, especially for violating international law
PTE Academic test is for students who are applying for the colleges of English countries, so its vocabulary level is much more difficult than PTE general. You may find many word lists from the Internet or books. At first, you should ensure it's a PTE academic list. Then, scan it. If too easy, it doesn't deserve to spend time; if too hard, consider whether you have enough time to challenge it. Students usually have different strategies when preparing PTE academic vocabulary: some want to get a score as high as possible; some only need a necessary score to pass. So, you should pick up vocabulary to match your purpose. As for this vocabulary, it gives high score hunters one more option. Samples:
n. a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
n. any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
a. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person
a. worthy of religious veneration
v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
n. a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
n. a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
n. a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
PTE Vocabulary Apps
For PTE test-takers, to get a suitable word list is just the first step to build vocabulary. Learn new words and review known words are hard jobs day after day until test day. They usually try to look for some tools to improve performance and save time. The four web apps we introduce here are designed to address the puzzle. Through Internet and browser, you can enhance your PTE test vocabulary from every corner of the world.
PTE vocabulary in 10 Days
This web app has a built-in vocabulary of 1000+ words. If these words match with your level, the app is a cool tool to help you to study and review them in the shortest time. It records your activities and words' statuses, creates online exercises smartly, and pushes you forward on the right way. Under this tool, you won't waste every minute.
1200 PTE Words in 30 Days
This one month course is an online tool for hardworking and smart guys who are planning to complete 1000+ basic level PTE words. It sounds mission impossible for most of PTE test takers because 1000 words within one month is indeed a tough task for ESL (English as Second Language) students. However, if you try to challenge such a job, the web app gives you a chance. In case you don't finish the course in 30 days for any reason, your efforts aren't wasted. The app is very flexible, and you can extend your time frame to two, three, or even more months.
Vocabulary Study Online - PTE
Some PTE test takers are looking for a flexible vocabulary building tool. The basic idea is to load different word lists, even own word list, skip the known words, learn new words, and manage half-known words that need to revisit periodically. VSO (Vocabulary Studying Online) is a perfect web app enclosing these features. In the load web page, three popular PTE vocabularies are available to load based on your preference. Also, you can load any other word lists. The app will get off most time-consuming overhead and increase your performance dramatically.
This website also collects and presents related materials, such as tips, experiences, and news, which may help students to prepare PTE test. Although we focus on PTE vocabulary build and the articles usually focus on vocabulary study, we also select materials of other PTE topics if we think that more or less our visitors are interested in them. These resources and information will help visitors go further and faster.
PTE Spelling Practice
PTE test consists of 4 sections: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. When preparing PTE vocabulary, you should especially keep an eye on words in writing test. By the nature of writing test, if you misspell a word, which not only loses score directly but even ruins the whole sentence or paragraph. So we strongly suggest PTE test takers prepare a set of words for writing test, and ensure to use and spell them correctly. This article lists some resources of PTE vocabulary spelling exercises.
Print PTE Vocabulary Flashcard
Do you want to print customized flashcards to prepare PTE vocabulary? This web site offers some tools to help you make your flashcards. Flashcards are a regular tool to memorize important stuff, like math formula or foreign language words. Some students used to learn new words by flashcards since in elementary schools. When they start to build PTE vocabulary, flashcards would be one of the most usual tools. This paper will show how to print PTE flashcards with resources of this web site.
PTE Academic Vocabulary Quizzes
Vocabulary level finally impacts the result of PTE exam, especially of PTE Academic exam. If you want to get a higher score to apply for better colleges, you must have a stronger vocabulary. There are some efficient tools to enrich test vocabulary, and online exercise is one of them. This web site has 2 PTE academic word lists, which include single choice practice for each word. Based on them, you can take online single choice exercises to review the known word and learn new words.
Download PTE Vocabulary PDF
PDF file is a favorable option for many PTE vocabulary builders. However, how to make a personalized word list PDF puzzles some people more or less. The first thing is to have a base vocabulary that closes to your requirement, then remove known words or update whatever. Finally, you can produce your PDF version by free online PDF makers. The paper will show you how to make a PTE PDF file step by step.
PTE Academic includes four sections: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. As an English academic test, its contents are selected from real academic scenarios, especially campus life, for example, excerpts of lectures, charts of either society or science. In listening materials, you will hear various accents, from British to India, to mock a diverse English academic environment. The test is aided with computer and headset.
The test consists of three main parts: (1) speaking and writing, (2) listening, (3) reading. The test format is as:
PART 1: SPEAKING & WRITING (77 – 93 minutes)
Read aloud; Repeat sentence; Describe image; Re-tell lecture; Answer short question; Summarize written text (one sentence); Summarize written text (paragraph); Essay (20mins)
PART 2: READING (32 – 41 minutes)
Multiple choice questions; Re-order paragraphs; Fill in the blanks.
BREAK 10 minutes (10 minutes break)
PART 3: LISTENING (45 – 57 minutes)
Summarize spoken text; Multiple choice; Fill the blanks; Highlight the correct summary; Select missing word; Highlight incorrect words; Write from dictation.
More information is in PTE's official website. PTE Test