Teaching and classroom resources
Everything you need to teach PTE
Explore our range of resources to support lesson planning, scoring, and classroom teaching.
Prepare students for PTE Academic using our official coursebooks. The Official Guide and Practice Tests Plus explain the test format and item types. Exam training program leaders should choose Expert: PTE Academic as the official coursebook.
Official Guide to PTE Academic
Practice Tests Plus
PTE Academic preparation course outline
This free course outline PDF will help you to design a preparation course for PTE Academic. It includes suggested focus areas for lessons, structured around the communicative skills of listening, reading, speaking, and writing, plus their sub-skills.
Download our lesson plan ideas to get expert test-taking strategies for each item type. Each of the 20 lessons takes you through a five-step approach to introducing and practicing authentic item types.
Collocations – pairs of words that occur regularly together – are a natural part of the English language, and natural use of collocations are an indication of a person’s general English proficiency.
Our comprehensive Academic Collocation List can help learners increase their proficiency in academic English, and support teachers in their lesson planning.
Additional teaching resources
Practice test download
Get a free practice test – including audio and sample responses – to help you understand PTE.
Essay score guide
Follow our guidelines to learn how to score practice essays for your students.
Test tips and strategies
Download our PTE Academic top tips for detailed tips on how to approach each question type.
ELT courseware mapping
Learn how to use Pearson’s ELT courseware to teach PTE Academic skills development.