HEADS UP! These Grammar Errors Will Lower Your OET Grade

On-point grammar is crucial to OET success. It’s why excellent OET review center courses have sessions that focus on its development. Enhance yours to boost your chances of achieving your grade goals. Start by avoiding these grammar mistakes. • Breaking the Subject–Verb Agreement The subject–verb agreement is a fundamental grammar rule. Breaking it diminishes the [...]

By | 2019-01-17T02:51:44+08:00 January 17th, 2019|OET Exam Tips|0 Comments

Time Management Tips for OET Writing Sub-test

OET Writing Sub-test As one of the sections of the Occupational English Test, the Writing Sub-test takes about 45 minutes to complete and is profession-specific. This OET component consists of one writing task based on a typical medical workplace situation. This writing section measures your ability on how well you can organize and construct a [...]

By | 2019-01-10T05:29:06+08:00 January 10th, 2019|OET Exam Tips|0 Comments

Dos and Don’ts in the OET Listening Sub-Test Part B

The OET listening sub-test is divided into three sections: Part A (Consultation Extracts); Part B (Short Workplace Extracts), and Part C (Presentation). This article delves into the second one. Part B gauges your ability to listen to a conversation or discussion that’s common in a healthcare workplace setting (e.g., record handovers, team briefings, professional–patient dialogues, [...]

By | 2019-01-03T03:54:02+08:00 January 3rd, 2019|OET Exam Tips|0 Comments

Writing Transcriptions in OET: 3 Mistakes to Avoid

Medical transcription refers to the manual processing of healthcare-centered audio recordings into text format. Although it is not a task in the exam, it would still pay to hone your transcription skills alongside your sessions for OET review in Makati. Transcription in the OET Exam Excellent transcription skills can help you score high in the [...]

By | 2018-12-28T02:18:43+08:00 December 28th, 2018|OET Exam Tips|0 Comments

OET Test-taking Strategies for the Speaking Sub-test

OET Speaking Sub-test As one of the challenging components of the Occupational English Test, the Speaking Sub-test consists of two role-play tasks and takes around 20 minutes to complete. The role-plays are based on a typical workplace situation. For each role-play, you will play a professional role (a nurse, a pharmacist, or a dentist) while [...]

By | 2018-12-28T02:27:25+08:00 December 20th, 2018|OET Exam Tips|Comments Off on OET Test-taking Strategies for the Speaking Sub-test

The OET Taker’s Guide to Beating Study Slumps

It’s normal to experience study slumps when you’re preparing for OET. The stakes are high, and you’re hard-pressed to maximize your limited preparation period. You’re bound to push yourself beyond your limits at some point—be it to extend a study session or to attend an intensive training session at the JRooz OET review in Manila [...]

By | 2018-12-13T07:16:47+08:00 December 13th, 2018|OET Exam Tips|Comments Off on The OET Taker’s Guide to Beating Study Slumps

Dos and Don’ts in the OET Listening Sub-Test Part A

The OET listening sub-test has three parts: Part A – Consultation Extracts; Part B – Short Workplace Extracts; and Part C – Presentation. This article focuses on the first one. Part A tests your ability to determine specific information during a medical consultation. It involves listening to two audio recordings between a healthcare professional and [...]

By | 2018-12-06T02:34:53+08:00 December 6th, 2018|OET Exam Tips|Comments Off on Dos and Don’ts in the OET Listening Sub-Test Part A

3 Simple Tips for the OET Reading Sub-test Part A

OET Reading Sub-test Part A In the OET Reading Part A, you will be given 3–4 shorts texts (650 words each) related to a single healthcare topic. Your task is to read each healthcare-related text and to answer 20 questions in 15 minutes. This OET reading task also consists of various question types such as [...]

By | 2018-11-29T05:04:18+08:00 November 29th, 2018|OET Exam Tips|Comments Off on 3 Simple Tips for the OET Reading Sub-test Part A

3 Simple Tips for the OET Reading Sub-test – Part C

OET Reading Sub-test – Part C The OET Reading Part C consists of two long texts (800 words each) that are taken from general healthcare-related journals and websites. Each text contains eight multiple-choice questions with four answer options. Your task is to read each text and to answer the multiple-choice questions. This reading task measures [...]

By | 2018-11-22T04:56:00+08:00 November 22nd, 2018|OET Exam Tips|Comments Off on 3 Simple Tips for the OET Reading Sub-test – Part C

3 Simple Tips for the OET Reading Part B

OET Reading Sub-test Part B In the OET Reading Part B, you will be given six short texts (100–150 words) sourced from a healthcare workplace. The texts might consist of extracts from policy documents, hospital manuals and guidelines or internal communications such as emails or memos. For each text, you will answer one multiple-choice question. [...]

By | 2018-11-15T02:49:34+08:00 November 15th, 2018|OET Exam Tips|Comments Off on 3 Simple Tips for the OET Reading Part B