September 18, 2017

This is a 'retell lecture' real test question.


This simulation shows what you might see if you are orbiting a black hole. The light and position of background stars around the whole are distorted by its gravity, and they seem to spin around.

On the right, the con...

August 22, 2017

With even native speakers failing the test, tutors are coaching students on how to exaggerate sounds and ‘give the computer things to make it happy’

This exam is really about your test-taking skills, it’s not about your speaking or language ability. 

He said while he bel...

August 19, 2017

18 Aug 2017 #update of Reading FIB

Re. 10 Reading: Fill in the blanks collected after 10 May 2017

Add Question 59 Let your reader know what you mean

      Question 60  Has university really changed

      Question 61 essay...

August 15, 2017


Smash PTE response:

1. The question is not a real test question. 

2. Add "while" before "at the same time" is more grammatically correct.

The main point of your first passage should be the e...

August 14, 2017

Congratulate these students punched above their weight.

We have been bombarded by the advertisements, which some of us have start to resent because they have a flair for self-promotion.

Instead, we appreciate the word-of-mouth and do not boast of our efforts made to our...

August 12, 2017

12 Aug 2017 #update of Reading-Filling in the blanks

Re. 10 Reading filling in the blanks

Add Passage 58 Video conference technology

#update of Writing-summarize written text

Re. 06 summarize written text

Add question 1.34 The New Museology

11 Aug 2017 #update of Speaking...

August 10, 2017

UPDATE: Dr Louise Kennedy failed to meet the requirements for a skilled migrant visa after she did not pass a language test, despite being a native English speaker and holding two degrees.

August 8, 2017

8 Aug 2017 #update of Reading-Filling in the blanks

Re. 10 Reading filling in the blanks

Passage 56 A Beardful of Bunkum

3 Aug 2017 #correction of Reading RO

Re. 08 Reorder paragraphs

The question number 4, of which the content and solution have been changed.

#update of Read...

July 27, 2017

Dear XXX.

We're happy to let you know that the following case was decided in your favour. Any hold on this transaction has been removed.

This case was decided in your favor because your buyer was unable to provide the information we had requested. This case is now closed...

July 26, 2017

On 21 May 2017:

A student: 

I have attempted 7 exams so far and my score goes like 6 and 6.5 , but targeting 8 , I will sit on system to look for dates as dates are not there for 2 months but someone cancels it sometime and I will book.

And thank you very much for support...

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