PTE Academic Exam Preparation: Writing Mastery (Achieve 79+)

Complete preparation tutorials from an experienced native teacher to succeed in the Writing section of the PTE exam.

The writing section of any English exam is a source of anxiety for many students, and the PTE is no exception. Writing is a crucial part of learning a language, and to achieve your goal of passing the PTE to progress in areas like your work, study, or visa status, you need to prove your ability.

What you’ll learn

  • Confidently approach Summarize Written Text with a step-by-step method.
  • Understand the fundamentals of sentence structure and word forms as building blocks of strong writing.
  • Approach any essay question type in the PTE exam with confidence.
  • Write clear, strong introductions, conclusions, and body paragraphs quickly and effectively.
  • Use strong linking phrases, complex sentences, and logic markers for sophisticated style.
  • Learn topic-specific vocabulary for the most common PTE topics with my unique PTE topic vocabulary lists, available from Module 1.

Course Content

  • Sentence Types and Structures –> 4 lectures • 25min.
  • Analysing Source Text for Summary –> 4 lectures • 38min.
  • Criteria for PTE’s Write Essay section –> 2 lectures • 12min.
  • Essay Question Analysis –> 4 lectures • 27min.
  • Essay Structure –> 2 lectures • 28min.
  • Tips on Academic Style –> 3 lectures • 34min.
  • Cohesion and Complex Structures –> 4 lectures • 34min.
  • The Big Rewrite –> 4 lectures • 32min.
  • Bonus Lecture –> 1 lecture • 2min.

PTE Academic Exam Preparation: Writing Mastery (Achieve 79+)

Requirements

  • A basic level of English to be able to understand lectures and write simple sentences independently.
  • A desire to learn and improve your writing.

The writing section of any English exam is a source of anxiety for many students, and the PTE is no exception. Writing is a crucial part of learning a language, and to achieve your goal of passing the PTE to progress in areas like your work, study, or visa status, you need to prove your ability.

This course will equip you with everything you need to achieve your highest potential in the writing section of the PTE exam, guiding you through each part and providing examples every step of the way.

Based on my 9+ years of English language teaching experience at top schools in New Zealand and Australia, I have created this course to target the most-needed skills to achieve top scores in academic writing in the PTE exam, as efficiently as possible. This includes Score 90 sample answers, PTE vocabulary lists, focused lessons on elements of writing that will improve your writing the fastest, and an emphasis on structure and logic.

I am also here with you the entire way to answer questions and help you out – writing is my absolute favourite subject to teach and I love discussing it, so your questions are more than welcome!

 

You will learn:

  • Fundamentals of word forms and sentence structure, which are essential to writing strong summaries and essays
  • A 3-step approach to Summarize Written Text, helping you to break this task into manageable stages as we write the task answers together
  • Recommendations for the easiest ways to include complex structures in your writing to impress the scoring matrix
  • All of the criteria for both Summarize Written Text and Write Essay to understand how you are scored
  • Strong essay structure for each essay question type in the PTE exam, complete with sample essay questions and key language to identify question type
  • A deeper look into developing an essay, from introductions to body paragraphs to conclusions, with walk-through examples and the option to write your own
  • How to use clause and sentence connectors (linking words) as well as complex language to create logic, cohesion, and sophistication
  • My top tips for achieving strong academic style in essay writing, with examples of the good and the bad
  • Sample Score 90 essays will be provided for your reference and analysis throughout the course, exemplifying points taught in each Module
  • For more advanced students seeking 79+, specific recommendations for essay development and language use are given to bring greater sophistication to your style
  • At the end of the course, we will test your learning by looking at a full student sample essay to identify errors and problems in the essay, before comparing it to a Score 90 sample of the same topic

Why you should take this course:

  • Learn from a an experienced teacher who is also a native speaker of English
  • Gain access to vocabulary lists for the PTE exam, Lesson Summaries for EVERY Module, Lesson Worksheets when tasks are available, quizzes to check understanding after each Module, and sample writing tasks throughout
  • You will practise the tasks yourself as you progress, learning more than just theory
  • Use the Q&A/Discussion function to ask questions and receive personalized help as you progress
  • Enjoy enthusiasm and passion from your teacher as you learn! I’m having a great time so I hope you will too 🙂

I am so looking forward to sharing this course with you and hearing about your PTE results. Please feel free to look through some sample lectures and the introductory video to make sure this is the right course for you, and I hope to see you in there soon!

 

Also check out my PTE Speaking course for the Speaking section of the PTE exam!

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