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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Update: 18 November 2021

As of 11:59 pm, the 9th of November (Tuesday), Auckland moved to Alert Level 3 Step 2.

Unfortunately, it has been decided at this stage that our test centre is still not able to conduct PTE Testing at Alert Level 3 Step 2 until the end of November 2021.

We are currently waiting for a decision from our parent company when we can reopen under the Alert Level system and the new Traffic Light system.

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ELA SmartLearn - Online test preparation

Prepare for your PTE Academic test with our top quality online test preparation platform. The courses include practice questions, live classes and much more!

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PTE test centre

Why take a PTE Academic test at the ELA?

  • Largest official Pearson test centre in Auckland with 12 stations open 7 days a week.
  • Central location close to public transport lines and parking facilities.
  • Highly experienced test administrators.
  • Secure testing technology to ensure candidate confidentiality and integrity of answers.
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Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)

The Pearson PTE Academic is an internationally leading computer-based English test recognised for study abroad, pathways to universities and immigration. 

The shorter PTE Academic test effective on 16th November 2021 will still be accepted by the same universities and professional bodies, including more than 3,000 academic institutions worldwide, and by the governments of Australia, the UK, and New Zealand for visa and immigration purposes.

•    Book your test in as little as 24 hours in advance
•    Delivers online results in approximately five business days
Flexible PTE Test Dates
•    Tests are held throughout the year, so choose a time that suits you
•    Approved by New Zealand and Australian Governments for visa applications
•    Accepted by the University of Auckland and numerous organisations in New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA, Canada and Ireland
•    Candidate test answers are highly secure with Pearson’s palm vein scanning, randomised test forms and data forensics technology

Learn more about PTE Academic

About the Test

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About the Test

Understand the test format, scoring and institutions that accept PTE Academic scores.

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Book a Test

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Book a Test

Use Pearson's online portal to book your test in little as 24 hours in advance. 

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Test Day

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Test Day

How to get to ELA's test centre and what to expect on your test day. 

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Test Results

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Test Results

How your test scores are issued and re-mark application

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Effective 16th November 2021, PTE Academic tests will be shortened to 2 hours 15 minutes with fewer questions but no changes in overall format, question types and scoring scale.
Update: 22 February 2021 From 11:59 pm Monday the 22nd February Auckland will move to Alert Level 1.  This is great news and means the ELA, including the test centre, is now open. All students, test candidates and staff can return to the school as normal from Tuesday the 23rd of February. 
The English Language Academy (ELA) is pleased to announce the expansion of our top quality and affordable online test preparation options for students in a new partnership with E2 Language.  E2 Language is a Melbourne based software development company that specialises in English language technology and is partnered with global English testing centres and top-ranking universities. 

Need help?

Booking assistance: 050 830 6723

Refunds, rescheduling, and other exam issues: 0800 451 260

Directions to the ELA: +64 919 7695

67 Symonds Street | Grafton | Auckland