Pearson Test of English

Pearson is the world's leading learning company, with expertise in educational courseware and assessment, and a range of teaching and learning services powered by technology.  We are the largest examining body in the UK and deliver the PTE General and PTE Young Learners tests in association with Edexcel.

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Pearson Test of English General

PTE General is recognised globally and accepted by employers and national education authorities as evidence of a required level of English.

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Pearson Test of English Young Learners

PTE Young Learners is a fun English language assessment for students aged six to 13. There are different levels for students from pre-A1 to A2 level on the CEFR.

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Test levels


PTE General and PTE Young Learners assess a wide range of levels from pre A1 to C2 and are aligned with the CEFR.

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Test sessions


Tests can be taken at different times throughout the year. The tests run May, June, November and December. 

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Teacher resources


There are a wide range of resources available for PTE General and PTE Young Learners. Find out more below.

PTE General 
PTE Young Learners

Where to take the test

You can take the PTE General and PTE Young Learners tests from hundreds of convenient locations around the world.  

Business English tests

Pearson offers a range of business English in association with LCCI.

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