At Pearson English Assessment, we create English exams with innovative computer-based delivery and fast, fair results.
Trusted by universities and governments around the world, PTE Academic is the leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration. PTE Academic assesses English proficiency in a three-hour, computer-based test, taken at a secure test centre. PTE Academic results are typically available in five business days.
Placement and Progress Tests
A 50-minute computer-based test, Versant Placement evaluates speaking, listening, reading, and writing for placement. Versant Placement is used in academic institutions, private language schools and corporate training programs and can be taken on any computer around the world. It is aligned to the CEFR.
Pearson English Placement delivers instant results from a 35 minute online test. It assesses students' listening, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary skills, giving an overall score on the Global Scale of English.
Progress shows student development within any English course. Offered across eight levels, Progress offers three tests per level, designed for use at the beginning, middle and end of a course, helping to inform teaching. Scored on the Global Scale of English, Progress is partially adaptive and delivered via any computer, at home or at school.
General English & Schools
PTE Young Learners
PTE Young Learners provides fun English language assessment, with an emphasis on real-life scenarios. Assessment measures include using board-games and communication activities to ensure young learners perform at their best. PTE Young Learners is available across four levels, with test sessions running three times per year. It is aligned to the GSE.
PTE General focuses on communicative English skills for learners at all age ranges. The test, which is accepted by a range of employers, national governments and associations, uses realistic and familiar tasks to assess real-life English skills. PTE General is available across six levels and test sessions run three times per year. It is aligned to the CEFR.
EDI JETSET (Junior English Tests, Senior English Tests) ESOL International qualifications are internationally recognised (UK QCA accredited) English qualifications. The tests are taken under examination conditions at increasing levels of difficulty and cover the four skill areas of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. They cover seven levels of difficulty. It is aligned to the GSE.
English exams for business & commerce
English for Business
English for Business is specifically designed for those who want to showcase their business English skills. Example syllabus topics include composing a business letter or memo. English for Business is available across five levels and is offered on-demand, giving full flexibility on exam dates. It is aligned to the GSE.
Spoken English for Industry & Commerce
SEFIC measures the English speaking and listening skills that enable candidates to understand work or business information. SEFIC is available across five levels and is assessed through a face-to-face interview.
English for Accounting
English for Accounting helps candidates understand and apply the vocabulary, terminology and abbreviations generally used in written accounting contexts. English for Accounting is offered at one level (CEFR B2) on-demand, giving full flexibility on exam dates.
English for Tourism
English for Tourism is for people preparing for, or working in, the tourism industry. Example syllabus topics include: tour commentaries and itinerary planning; holiday and accommodation types; and leisure and business travel. English for Tourism is available across two levels and is offered on-demand, giving full flexibility on exam dates.