Five Practical Tips for OET Listening Part A: Consultation Extracts

OET Listening Part A: Consultation Extracts For this listening task, you will listen to two audio recordings about a consultation between a medical professional and a patient. Your task is to complete the medical professional’s notes using the information from the audio clips. This listening test assesses your ability to determine specific information while listening [...]

By | 2019-04-05T06:42:54+00:00 April 5th, 2019|OET Exam Tips|0 Comments

Beyond OET: How to Make the Most of Consultations

Consultation role-plays are among the most common scenarios in the OET speaking sub-test. Why? Because it’s part and parcel of just about every medical practitioner’s life. Whether you’re a physician or a veterinarian, facilitating appointments and interacting with patients and/or their guardian will always be a part of your work tasks. So, make sure you [...]

By | 2019-03-08T05:24:19+00:00 March 8th, 2019|OET Exam Tips|0 Comments

OET Reading Hacks: Why On-Point Time Management is a Must

OET review center instructors always drill into their students the importance of time management in the reading sub-test. Read on to find out their reasons. Why Time Management Is Crucial in the OET Reading Sub-Test The OET reading sub-test technically has three parts: Part A, which is an expeditious reading task; Part B, which is [...]

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

The OET reading sub-test is divided into three parts: Part A – expeditious reading; Part B – careful reading; and Part C – (also) expeditious reading. This article focuses on Part B. Part B measures your ability to determine the gist, main point, and supporting details from short texts. The passages have 100–150 words each. [...]

By | 2019-02-07T02:48:06+00:00 February 7th, 2019|OET Exam Tips|0 Comments

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

The OET reading sub-test has three components: Part A (expeditious reading task); Part B (careful reading task); and Part C (also a careful reading task). This article will focus on the first one. Part A measures your ability to pick out specific and/or pertinent information from four short passages. The texts revolve around the same [...]

By | 2019-01-31T07:11:47+00:00 January 31st, 2019|OET Exam Tips|0 Comments

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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|OET Exam Tips|0 Comments