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What is the Test Format ?

  • Alfa PTE
  • 18 May 2020

During the three-hour test session, there are three main parts to the test: Speaking and Writing (completed together), Reading, and Listening. There is also an optional 10-minute break between the Reading and Listening modules. During the test, you will find twenty different question formats, ranging from multiple choice to essay writing and interpreting information.

  • Introduction: Untimed (You are asked to introduce yourself. This section is not assessed.)
  • Part 1: Speaking & Writing (77 – 93 minutes)
  • Part 2: Reading (32 – 40 minutes)
  • Break: 10 minutes (The break is optional)
  • Part 3: Listening (45 – 57 minutes)

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