OET accepted professions
• Occupational therapy
• Speech Pathology
• Veterinary Science
Why is OET updated?
The health care professionals face real communication scenarios at work. As healthcare changes; the (OET) is being updated to ensure these remains relevant to the candidates.
The Changes in Updated OET..
Listening: Will be shorter(3 parts,3Tasks,45 minutes) Reading: Include new task types, short-answer questions, and a new broader range of documents(3 parts,3Tasks,60 minutes)
OET Grading/ Scaling
Results for the four sub-tests (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking) will be reported on a scale from 0 to 500, alongside the usual OET grades (A to E)
What remains the same?
Many of the tasks, the format of the test and the focus in each sub-test (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) will remain the same.
OET Exam Structure Estimated Time
Reading 60 Minutes
Writing 45 Minutes
Listening Approx. 45 minutes
Speaking Approx. 20 minutes
Some Tips And Strategies for OET
Give up Hobbies
It is more important to maintain a calm mind to be able to retain more information. It will also help you increase the eagerness, efficiency, and result in a lackluster performance.
Taking notes is an essential skill you will need for the listening, speaking, and writing sections of the OET test. S Persons who obtain excellent notes usually get higher scores on the OET test.
Improve your weaker areas
Know where you lack is a good thing as it will help you improve the weaker areas. Identify your weak areas and work harder to progress them.
Read test instructions carefully
Always make it a habit of listening and reading the test instructions carefully. These instructions may contain significant information which might be requisite to respond the questions.
Know test Format
We always recommend students to know the format of the test beforehand.It will not only keep you calm on the test day but also help you stay prepared about what kind of questions you will be asked. Therefore, the first and foremost thing you need to do is, know the format and type of questions you will be asked on the test.
Develop English Language Skills
To get started with; you should check your English language abilities. If you think your English language understanding is not upto the mark. Then you should consider joining an English class or try your hands on the English learning products of LinguaSoft EduTech. If you believe your English language skills are fine and are prepared, you can pick the test date and appear for the test.
Speak correctly and confidently
You will lose marks for incorrect or poor pronunciation. Hence, while speaking do not struggle to utilize words that you cannot converse correctly. Candidates will also lose marks for unsuitable vocabulary usage. Before you write an expression, make sure you know how to use it properly.