How Should Be Your Answers in OET Speaking

OET candidates are often confused when it comes to the OET speaking sub-test. They want to know how their answers shall be. What type of answers is accepted? How long should they be? Do they have to give short answers or long answers? There will be role-plays in OET speaking. The interviewer will a...

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OET Writing Sub Test How To Structure Your Letter

OET writing sub-test is entirely different than forms of writing tests. In other writing tests, you may have the option to provide your views, suggestions or recommendations. But, in OET writing sub-test you will already have the content with you and you will have to present it in the right way. Mor...

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OET Launches Computer Based Testing

Occupational English Test, or abbreviated as OET is a unique test that is solely designed and developed for the healthcare professionals. Nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, dentists and other healthcare experts can take the test to provide proof of their English language competence.  OET has r...

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OET Listening Before Your Test

Most of the candidates find it difficult to perform well in the listening test.  It is certainly not enough to have only information about the test. It is necessary that you shall focus on building OET listening skills too.  Improve your language proficiency. You can have the opportunit...

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OET Writing Word Count Problems

Many OET candidates have questions about the word limit for the writing test.  They would like to know which words will be counted and which words will not be counted in the test.  Are the words with hyphens counted as one word or two different words? What if the candidate doesn’t ...

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How To Show Confidence in OET Speaking

When you speak, it is important that you should be confident enough too. Most of the OET candidates are good speakers but they do not show confidence. They speak correct English but they have some fear and this creates a problem.  In this post we will tell you how you can be confident or what...

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OET Writing Use of correct prepositions

When you write, it is important that you write grammatically correct.  A small error can lead to big trouble.  What is correct? 1. The doctor was absorbed at his work or 2. The doctor was absorbed in his work.  Obviously, the second sentence is correct. Most of the student's ...

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Common Tense Mistakes in OET Writing

When you write, it is important that you use correct grammar. Most of the candidates make mistakes.  Verbs are pretty much tricky. Sometimes, it is downright difficult to understand what to use. Therefore, you will have to have good knowledge of verbs and their conjugations. Arguably, verbs an...

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How To Get Ready For The OET Speaking Sub Test

Many OET candidates have a good understanding of English grammar. But they are at a loss when it comes to speaking. This is a common problem. Many of the candidates face this issue. They may manage to get a good score in other sub-tests such as Reading, Listening and even Writing but Speaking sub-te...

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OET On The Day Of Your Test

Are you ready for the OET?   But, do you know how your test day would be? What to expect on this exciting day? OET test day may cause anxiety among many test takers. But, if you know what to expect it will be helpful to you to lower anxiety and take the test more confidently too.   ...

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What To Expect in OET Reading Part C

OET Reading Part C often poses difficulties for the OET candidates. This part of the test requires the test takers to have a good, in-depth understanding of the texts. This is absolutely very difficult for the slow readers. You need to be good at reading, skimming and scanning the text.   ...

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How To Get An A In OET Speaking Sub Test

Getting an A in the OET speaking sub-test is not very difficult. If you know the rules it is enough. You can get an A in the test.  You need to explain what the examiner wants you to.  Your OET speaking test score depends upon Correct Grammar  Vocabulary  Way of presentati...

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Three Easy Steps To Getting A in OET Writing Sub Test

No doubt, OET writing sub-test is a big challenge. It is difficult for even those candidates who are good at English. Most of the candidates perform well in other sub-tests but when it comes to writing sub-test they are not confident of their own abilities or skills.  To get ready for the test...

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Use of Colloquial Expressions in OET Writing Sub Test

Use of colloquial expressions in OET writing sub-test is common. There are words, word-groups or expressions that are used informally in day-to-day conversations.  You can use these expressions in your OET writing sub-test. There is no such rule that you should use only formal english. As long...

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What Shall You Do Before Booking Your OET

What is the best way to prepare for the OET? Certainly, you do not want to take the chances. You would like to score as higher as you can in your OET exam.  So, how to prepare for the exam?  Start as early as you can  Remember, OET results are used by a large number of reputed orga...

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OET Phrasal Verbs

It is essential that you make use of correct phrasal verbs in your OET Writing Sub-Test.  There is no such rule that you should use phrasal verbs but it is always recommended that you pepper your letter with unique but common and more impressive phrasal verbs.  Listed down are a few of t...

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OET Speaking Is It Good To Use Medical Jargon

As a medical professional it is always important to explain to patients in simple and understandable language.  Most of the patients get confused when they hear medical terms.  Sometimes doctors, nurses and other medical professionals use terms that the patients or the clients never have...

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OET Writing 3 Laws of Simple Writing

You do not have to fear OET writing. It is easy to get a good score. But, you will have to learn to make your writing simple and effective.  Write as you are guided. Read the instructions carefully to get more acquainted with the tasks given to you.  If the letter is easy-to-understand an...

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OET Listening Sub Test Taking Notes

Often, test takers get confused when it comes to OET listening sub-test. Candidates listen to the recordings but they do not find the answers to the questions.  It is pretty much difficult.  The problem doesn’t lie in not listening to the recordings properly. It is the absence of a...

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OET Speaking Preparation For The Role Plays

Occupational English Test is specifically developed for the assessment of English of healthcare professionals.  Candidates often manage to overcome their fear of taking OET Writing Reading Sub-Test and other tests such as Listening and Writing Sub-Tests but when it comes to OET Speaking Sub-Te...

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OET Speaking Do you have to use medical terms or not

How would you interact with your patient? Do you use simple English or medical English? Of course, nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals have to make use of simple and common English while communicating with the patients. Medical Terminology in Healthcare Environment  Health ca...

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Learning Resources To Improve OET Reading Skills

OET reading sub-test can be challenging for you if you do not make yourself ready for it. Do not assume that it will be simple. You will have to read and understand the text to answer the questions. Different types of questions will be there in the test such as sentence completion, short answer que...

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Assessment criteria for OET Writing Test

Candidates are given marks on the basis of six criteria that will evaluate different aspects of writing skills in a medical environment. It is very crucial to understand what is expected for each criterion, to improve your score.  Marks for The Purpose criterion are given on a scale of 0 to 3 ...

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OET Medical Phrasal Verbs

Most of the candidates have doubts with regard to use of medical phrasal verbs. Whether they should use the medical phrasal verbs or not.  Generally speaking, it is important that you use some phrasal verbs as these can enhance the quality of your language.  You can use some common phras...

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OET Common Medical Conditions and Lay Terms

Sometimes, it becomes essential for the healthcare professionals to explain medical conditions in lay terms. Certainly, patients do not know the scientific terminology or the scientific phrases. They would expect you to provide the information in simple words. Check out the following medical condit...

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OET Simple Verb Drills

Given below are the verbs. Use the correct form of the verbs to complete the sentences.  Jump, reject, give, treat, analyze, pain, faint, prevent, probe, walk, die, penetrate, perform, transfer, admit, prescribe, limp, prevent. Respond.   Example:  The ulcer perforated the duodenum...

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9 Important OET Listening Sub Test FAQs

Listed down are important FAQs with respect to OET Listening Sub-Test. Before you take the test, familiarize yourself with what it is as this will help you get a good score in the test.  1 How many parts are there in the OET listening sub-test? OET listening sub-test will have three parts. Pa...

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How Nurses Can Improve English To Take OET

Nurses who are desirous of taking OET should be good at English. It is important that you should be good at communicating in English. Obviously, in any healthcare setting, nurses come across situations where they will have to speak English. Good command over the language will make things simple. Int...

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Use of Synonyms and Antonyms in OET

The use of synonyms and antonyms is mostly found in the OET reading sub-test. Yes, the content of the test will have synonyms and antonyms. You can’t expect to find the same words or the phrases in the text given that you may get in the question. Generally, students look at the keywords in the...

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Cut Short Your Sentences In OET Writing Sub Test

OET writing sub-test is considered to be very difficult. But, in reality, it is a piece of cake for anyone who is good at writing.  But, still, even the best of the best candidates who are good at written English fail to score higher in OET writing sub-test. One of the major reasons for low sc...

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OET Listening Strategies

Often, you can hear some kind of Research Trials that the medical professionals have undertaken, or what they are aware of, or on some kind of surveys relevant to their research topic. In such case, you should be ready to answer questions about trials and patient surveys during the OET Part C test. ...

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OET Practice Can You Pick The Right Words

OET is a test of English and you need to have good command over English. It is always encouraged to take English grammar, vocabulary or other English language improvement exercises to check if your language is really up to the level that is needed for the OET.    Given below are a few word...

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OET Simple Exercises To Self Analyze Level Of English

To get a good score in OET, you need to be good at English. Yes, the Occupational English Test (OET) is the test of English. Do not assume that your medical knowledge will be enough to crack the test. Of course, it is true that it will be helpful. But, it is not the basis of the test. Your English i...

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OET Medical Words With Multiple Meanings

In Medical English or General English, we find some words that have more than one meaning.  And such words can often create confusion when you do not use them correctly.  For instance: The word “PULSE.” It gives two different meanings.  Medical English: Pulse will mean ...

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Three Big Mistakes in OET Writing Sub Test

You may be good at writing but OET writing sub-test is a different kind of a challenge.  Yes, you will have to write a small letter of about 180-200 words and this can seem to be simple too but wait, in reality, it is really not so.  This requires a lot of effort. Most of the candidates ...

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OET Writing Active or Passive Forms What Is Recommended

Whether to use an active form or a passive form in the OET writing sub test is a big question? Of course, there are no fixed rules. But, still it is always recommended that you should make use of passive forms in your OET writing (wherever required).  Check out a few examples: Active: Dr. And...

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OET Writing How Can You Get A Good Score

OET writing sub-test will require you to write a letter.  And this can be anything from a referral letter to a transfer letter and letter of discharge.  Referral Letter  This will indicate that the patient is going to another hospital, clinic or healthcare facility (the reason can ...

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OET Tips Importance of Being Clear When Giving Instructions

In medical communications, a small error can lead to big errors. Therefore, clarity in communication is of vital importance.   Sometimes at the workplace, it happens that the task is not performed as expected or as instructed. Your colleague or your patient may do something that is different t...

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Covid 19 OET Preparation Online

Covid 19 has certainly created havoc. The world is still struggling to find ways to get free from the clutches of Covid19. No doubt, it is a difficult time for everyone. But, let it not create any impact on your goals.  If you are a medical professional, and you look forward to working in Aust...

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Simple OET Adjectives Can you add the right adjectives

Given below are common adjectives.  Please, fill out the gaps in the sentences given above with the right adjectives. Leaden, eternal, insanitary, aware, compatible, regular, dread-ful, safe, severe, unrequited, untroubled, hoarse, hygienic, inactive, inborn, lethal, motionless, ...

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Phrasal Verbs in OET Writing Sub Test

Most of the candidates want to know whether they can use phrasal verbs in OET writing sub-test. In one simple word, yes. There is no such rule that you should not use phrasal verbs.  Phrasal verbs form an essential part of the language and natural English conversation is empty without them. At...

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Use of Prepositions in OET Writing Sub Test

Even advanced learners of English find it difficult to make use of prepositions in the right way.  Prepositions are simple words that are usually placed before nouns.  Or sometimes in front of the gerund verbs.  Examples: On, to, for, from, since, at, in, etc.   The toughest p...

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Tips To Take OET Sample Test

It is always good to take a sample test before taking the real OET.  But, taking a sample test is a serious task. You can get maximum benefit if you take a few necessary steps.   Let us first focus on why it is important to take a sample test. Before you take a sample test in OET, you n...

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Common Phrasal Verbs In OET

The use of phrasal verbs in healthcare communications is very common. Whether you are a doctor or a nurse, you will make use of phrasal verbs to make the communication clear, and more effective as well. Moreover, it is recommended that you should make use of phrasal verbs in your communication as th...

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OET Writing Making An Impact With Appropriate Language

Your OET writing sub-test is a big challenge. But, there are many test takers who misconceive it to be a simple task. Certainly, writing a letter may sound an easy thing. The word count of 180-200 words doesn’t seem to be challenging. But, it can’t be denied that OET has its own difficul...

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Using Mixed Tenses in OET

Your answer will be made of mixed tenses. And it is important that you make use of the right form of tenses whenever you write.  A small mistake in describing situations can create confusions.  Consider these examples: The patient doesn’t want to eat. (present tense) The patient d...

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OET Writing Sub Test Types of Verbs

Most of the OET candidates make mistakes in using the right form of verb while writing a letter of referral. The writing sub-test is easy as the candidate has all the information in the question itself. The test taker will have to focus only on using the information in the right way and form the cor...

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Use Of Correct Verb Forms In OET

Use of correct forms is very important as it can change the complete meaning of the sentence. There are three tenses. Present, past and future. The verb form that is used to describe tenses shall be correct.  Example: I bandage. The blood coagulates. (present) I bandaged. The blood coagula...

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Use of Adjectives in OET Writing

In OET Writing Sub-Test, the task is usually a letter. It can be a referral letter. The use of proper adjectives plays a very crucial role.  Adjectives in OET writing sub test  Generally, it is recommended that the letter shall have proper, meaningful and relevant adjectives. You are not...

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Common Prefixes And Their Use In OET Writing

OET is a test of English and to be able to score higher in your OET, it is important to have good command over English. The content of the test is entirely medical in nature. Grammar, vocabulary, spelling matter a lot. Specially, your OET writing sub-test is a big challenge. Because, your written En...

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Medical English Communications in OET

As a nurse, you will be the first person, patients speak to. And it is your responsibility to ask about the patient's health. Here are some basic things for you to start the conversation. When you want to know about a patient's health, you may ask these following questions: How are you doi...

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Plurals in OET Writing Sub Test

The use of plurals in OET writing plays a very important role.  Generally, we add -s to the ending of the word to make it plural but not all the words take -s at the ending of the words. For example, the plural of joint will be joints, the plural of appointment will be appointments.  We a...

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Medical Prefixes and Suffixes And What They Stand For

As a healthcare professional, it is important that you should be acquainted with common medical prefixes, suffixes or a combination of both. In medical English, there are words, phrases or terms which are difficult to understand. Most of the words are either derivatives or are modified versions. Gen...

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OET Plain English or Scientific Vocabulary

  OET is a test of English. But, it is certainly not the test of medical English. There are many candidates who are confused as to what to use - common English words or scientific vocabulary?  Check out these words  Given below are the anatomical terms and their common versions.&nb...

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Use of Two Word Expressions In OET Writing Sub Test

The use of two-word expressions in medical communications is very common. Healthcare professionals often use these two-word expressions at the workplace, in general communications, etc.  What exactly are two-word expressions in medical English? There are certain words that are used as pairs (...

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OET and Interpersonal Skills

Interpersonal skills are very important for all healthcare professionals.  Does OET look at interpersonal skills? The answer to the question is YES.  During your speaking test, you are expected to showcase your skills. Of course, the primary assessment would be how well you can speak. But...

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How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions in OET

OET candidates will have multiple-choice questions to answer in OET listening sub-test and OET reading sub-test. Answering multiple-choice questions may seem to be an easy task but it really needs some practice. You will have to learn to improve your skills so that you can answer the questions corre...

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Why and How to Take OET Sample Tests

OET sample tests can help you with preparing for the OET. By taking OET sample tests you can learn more about the complex nature of the test and will also be able to learn how to overcome difficulties, manage the time, etc.   The purpose of the Sample Occupational English Tests  What is ...

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COVID19 And OET

Because of COVID19 Outbreak, OET tests have been suspended. You will be able to take the tests once the situation is under control.  The tests scheduled for the 4th April and 19th April (and in the US, South America or Canada, 3 April and 18 April) have been cancelled.   But, it is possi...

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All About OET Digital Badges

Are you taking the OET? Or have you already taken OET?  Well, do not forget to collect your OET digital badge. OET exam committee wants your experience of taking OET more memorable for you. Therefore, the exam committee has introduced digital badges.  What are OET digital badges? OET di...

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How to Pass OET Listening Sub Test in 2020

Healthcare professionals take OET in order to be able to work in an English working environment. This exam has 4 sub-tests and one of which is of listening skills. This listening sub-test has a total of three parts, with the total number of 42 questions only stationed to ask in the field of general ...

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Use of Grammar in OET Writing Sub Test Tips

Considering grammar to be a very important aspect in the writing sub-test of the OET examination we are going to discuss some important grammar tips that would be useful in the OET writing sub-test. 1)     Sentence formation: Studying or reading is different than writing, writi...

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How to Pass OET Reading Test in 2020

OET is a globally renowned English test, which is taken up by healthcare professionals who would want to work in an English-speaking environment. OET consist of four sub-tests, and one among them is the reading sub-test. The OET reading sub-test consists of three parts, with a total of 42 questions ...

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What is The Best Strategy To Score Higher in OET Writing

The OET writing sub-test may seem like a difficult task. But, it is really not. For those who can write well with proper grammar, it can be simple. But, do you know sometimes, even the best of the candidates with good command over English fail to perform well in the OET writing sub-test? Yes, it is...

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Everything About OET Band Descriptors

What is OET? And where is OET accepted? OET is the Occupational English Test, which is an assessment conducted by Cambridge Box Hill Institute. It measures the aptitude of a person in the English Language. This test is taken by Health care professionals who want to work in an English-speaking surro...

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How to Pass OET Writing Sub Test

Amongst the four Sub-Tests Writing tasks are one of them, and we shall in-depth discuss it. OET writing sub-tests are in the format of case studies, which should be written in a required format in the time span of 45 minutes. Where 40 minutes are given for writing and 5 minutes are given for reading...

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Can I Use Abbreviations in OET

One of the common questions that many of the OET candidates ask is this: “Can we use abbreviations in OET?” Yes, you can use abbreviations in your OET writing, reading, and listening tests but you should know what you have to avoid. For instance, in general sense, dr. is an abbreviatio...

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Singular and Plural Tips in OET

In English, to change a singular into a plural is not a difficult thing. But, in medical English, you need to know some basic rules. Generally, in English, a plural is formed by adding “S” to the ending of the word. For example: Nurse - Nurses Doctor - Doctors Patient - Patients ...

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Inaccurate or Misleading Medical Abbreviations To Avoid In OET

Do you know there are so many abbreviations that you should avoid making use of when you are taking the OET - Occupational English Test? Whether be it OET writing sub-test or OET reading sub-test, it is recommended that you should not make use of abbreviations or shortened versions of some medical ...

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Challenges in OET Reading Sub Test 2020

Any English test of international standard will have its own challenges. OET is no exception. But, here, in OET, the challenges are too big. Being a professional, you may think it is easy at one glance as you will find the content of the test to be relevant to your profession. But, in reality, it w...

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OET 2020 Dates Venues Results

Want to take OET? Well, it is certainly a good move. Most of the candidates want to know if they can book the OET online. Of course, it is simple and easy to book OET online. But, before you start, focus on the following information: Book OET only through official OET website. Here is the link of...

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Useful Medical Journals for OET

OET is a big challenge. But, anyone with the right resources and practice can easily breeze through the test. OET is for 12 different professions. But, the difference in the content of the test lies only in the Writing and Speaking sub-tests. Reading, and listening tests may not have a big change. ...

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Ways to Improve Score in OET Reading Sub Test in 2020

Reading sub-test can be attempted with confidence provided you are determined to understand what you read. You just need to allocate time to practice and read a variety of materials to get hang of the language. Here are few tips and tricks to improve your performance on the reading sub-test Cultiva...

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Top Five OET Referral Letter Writing Secrets Revealed

  The Occupational English Test will have four sub-tests. And Writing Sub-Test is one of them and it is considered to be very challenging too. Because in this test, your writing skills are tested. Of course, as a healthcare expert, you are expected to be good at writing. Day-to-day tasks at t...

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OET Speaking Sub Test Criteria

When it comes to speaking sub-test, there are two essential aspects of the assessment. The assessors will focus on clinical communicative strategy and the linguistic strategy Let us discuss these two aspects of the OET speaking sub-test assessment Linguistic Criteria Strong hold over English lang...

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Did You Hear the Words Correctly in OET Listening Test

  In OET Listening sub-test, you will certainly write what you hear. That is the rule. But, if you hear something that is not very familiar to you then what? Take a look at the sentence given below: The doctor denied to write the prescription. Prescription (pronounce as pri-SKRIP-shun) Wha...

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Five Steps to Score Higher in OET Writing Sub Test

Do you know the criteria to get a good score in OET writing? Here are a few things you will have to remember while taking your OET writing sub-test. Reading the instructions Reading the instructions is important. Even if you know what those instructions will be, it is recommended that you should c...

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How Important Is The Medical Terminology In OET

Occupational English Test is a test of healthcare professionals. So, it is very plain that the content of the test will mostly be medical in nature. That means, the four OET sub-tests in reading, writing, listening and speaking will have content that reflect healthcare settings. It can be a topic ...

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Use Adverbs Smartly in OET

OET reading, speaking or listening may not pose a big challenge for you but when it comes to writing subtest, it is a different story. It can be challenging for you. Even the best of the candidates fear it. Here, in this post, we have listed down some of the basic errors that are related to the us...

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OET Speaking Test Correct Your Pronunciation

For anyone from a vernacular background, speaking English can be challenging. There are many candidates who have good command over the language but still they face problems speaking more confidently. One of the biggest challenges that most of the nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, dentists and othe...

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OET Writing Case Notes

Learning how to write complete, meaningful sentences from case notes In your writing sub-test, you will be given case notes. And of course, these notes are for your reference only. You need to understand and get some ideas out of the notes. But, you can’t use exactly the same sentences or phr...

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Dealing With Difficult Patients or Clients in OET Speaking Test

Nurses often have to deal with a lot of patients/clients. Some are easy to talk to. Some are difficult to deal with. Occupational English Test (OET) wants nurses to have good skills in dealing with patients. Of course, the use of words matters a lot. Your communication skills make a difference. In...

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How to Use Role Play

Before you take your OET speaking subtest, it is important that you should be prepared for it. But, how would you prepare for it? Role-play is crucial as the score of the test is depended on it. Set up and run a role-playing session before your OET exam. Clearly Identifying The Situation Clearly...

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What are the Benefits of Enrolling for OET Training Online

For doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, dentists or other healthcare experts, Australia is certainly one of the best destinations to practice and be more successful in their career. But, in order to practice in one of the English countries like Australia, it is also necessary that the healthcare exp...

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Tips On Notes Taking In OET Listening Sub Test

To put it simply, it is not needed that you should take notes while listening to the audio. But, if you are confused at any point then putting down some relevant information related to the difficult questions makes sense (Generally Sections 2 and 3 are more complicated for the OET candidates). This ...

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OET Grammar Lessons

Do you write perfectly well? “There is no such thing as a perfect writer.” Well, it is not exactly true. Mistakes are bound to occur. But, with little learning, stronghold over grammar and good style of writing, editing, and proofreading before submitting the response can help candidat...

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Writing in OET Nursing

Nursing is a popular profession. There is a huge scope for the nurses. This profession is focused on healthcare, helping individuals lead a quality life. When you interact with the patient, you may have the option to explain to the patient about anything he/she wants to know in a simple and common l...

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TOP 31 Donts To Get Through OET Speaking Test

Do you want to pass OET speaking test? Want to make a good impression on your OET interviewer. Avoid these 10 simple things.   Do not introduce yourself shyly. Introduce yourself with a good smile. A firm handshake shows that you are confident. But, make sure your palms are not dry.  ...

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OET Speaking Tips

To speak well during your OET Speaking Test can be a little daunting. Even those who are good at speaking falter or hesitate when it comes to taking this OET Speaking Test. But, you can easily get A or B provided you focus on basic things and follow our tried and tested OET tips.   1. Role Pla...

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OET Preparation Online Now Made Easy

OET (Occupational English Test) is your gateway to success in your medical career. It will work for you as a catalyst to find a perfect route to take on new challenges. You can work in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Singapore, Ireland, UAE (Dubai) and other countries if you can get throug...

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Why My Score In OET Writing Test Is Very Low

“Why my OET writing test score is very low?” Even the best of the nurses ask this common question when they see their OET Result. They know they are good at writing. But why do even the best of the nurses who are good at writing get such a low score in their OET Writing Sub-Test? Let...

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OET is recognized by the Paramedicine Board of Australia

Are you a paramedic? Are you looking forward to working in Australia? You need to take OET - Occupational English Test. This test will demonstrate your communication skills in English. It has become mandatory that you shall take this test and get through it with a good score. The Paramedicine Board...

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OET Speaking For Nurses Striking The Conversation

In a role play with the interviewer, you will have to describe how good you are at dealing with the patients or the clients, how well you communicate with the patients/clients.   The interviewer will act like your patient or client. You are required to explain to the patient or the client...

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Why Nurses Prefer To Move To Ireland

  Nurses across the globe prefer to move to Ireland these days.   Reasons are for it are obvious. Wonderful career opportunities. Job security. Wonderful life. Growth opportunities.   The biggest reasons why nurses (in more and more number) moving to Ireland is that Ireland is curren...

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Top Ten Tips for OET Reading

  OET Reading Test appears to be the toughest component but with these simple tips, one can be sure of success. This test is a novel (new) one, this is unlike the other tests in its nature. The test aspirant has to be really quick in any given medical situation, be it an emergency one or a lei...

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Guide for OET Listening Tips

OET or the Occupational English Language Test is a test of the English Language for the Health Care Professionals. It is helpful in assessing their competency in English language and also their knowledge of practical skills in the workplace. The Listening Test itself has many sub-sections like Part ...

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Using The Right OET Reading Test Skills For Part A B and C

Occupational English Test (OET) wants test takers to match their English language skills to the right tasks or activities. In this post, we have tried to explain what is needed to be more successful in OET reading sub-test.   Identifying the meaning, scanning and skimming Reading sub-test in ...

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OET Medical Vocabulary Test For The Nurses

OET is an advanced test that assesses the English language of medical professionals. If you would like to get through it then it is important that you shall focus on improving the language. To be able to understand the reading passages, the content of the case studies given in the OET writing sub-t...

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OET Vocabulary For Nurses

We have clubbed together the most important OET vocabulary which nurses shall know. If you are a nurse who is preparing for the OET then focus on making use of this common vocabulary too. If you want to speak flawless English, learn to make use of these medical words while speaking your patients, or...

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OET Writing Changes From August 2019

From August 2019, in OET Writing, your letter is assessed against six criteria, which mainly look at Purpose, Content , Clarity, Style, Organization, Language with these you will also be assessed whether you are maintaining word count according to the test condition, used appropriate vocabulary, und...

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Basic English For The OET Preparation Nurses

Getting prepared for the OET is very important. Before taking OET exam, it is always recommended that the test takers shall focus on learning and improving medical English (if in case, their English is not up to the standard needed to get through OET).   For the nurses, it is important to make...

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What Is The Word Limit For OET Writing Sub Test

  There are many candidates who ask questions about total word count or word limit for Writing Sub-Test In OET.   This article gives you the answer for it and also helps you with making your write-up much stronger so that you can get a good score in your OET writing sub-test. You need...

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Using Right Vocabulary In OET Speaking and Writing Sub Test

As a medical expert, you come across different types of people. You talk to patients, relatives of patients and the healthcare experts in your professional circle. Of course, when you talk to someone who knows medical English, someone from your professional circle, you will make use of medical ter...

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OET Writing Use Of Proper Vocabulary

As a nurse, you will come across situations when you will have to explain things in written communication. Of course, when you talk to patients, relatives of the patients or the healthcare professionals in your circle, you make use of language that is a bit informal. But, when it comes to writing,...

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Use Adverbs Smartly While Dealing With Your Patients

To prepare the patients for what is next is always very important.   Adverbs help modify the sentences and provide general feeling about the information which is conveyed. Following is an example in which use of adverbs is shown. Honestly Smartly Dedicatedly Sincerely Patiently Severel...

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Tips to Do Well in OET Speaking Test

  You can easily get A or B provided you focus on basic things and follow our tried and tested OET tips. 1. Role Play - Playing Your Part It would be good to start the conversation as required. Do not just sit and wait for the patient to being the conversation. Take the opportunity to introd...

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OET Listening Sub Test Complete Guide

  OET Listening sub-test can be tricky for the candidates. There will be 42 questions to answer.  The content of the test is generic in nature, suitable for all healthcare professionals. (It will just be the same for all the healthcare professionals).  How many parts will there be i...

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OET Letter Writing Tips for Nurses

OET writing sub-test is very challenging for the nurses. A perfect OET referral letters shall be able to convey the intended message in a clear way.  There are two important items which your OET Referral Letter shall cover and they are:  Chief complaint &  The purpose The r...

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OET Writing Sub Test Mistakes To Avoid

We have covered the top three mistakes which are common in OET writing sub-test.   Making use of “Rule Out” to say “Confirm” “Rule out” means to eliminate or exclude something which is (or considered) impossible. But, there are many candidates who make use o...

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Some Useful OET Tips

What is the best way to prepare for the OET (Occupational English Test) ? The Occupational English Test, or OET, is an English language test for Healthcare professionals who wish to register and practice in English–speaking environment, basically trusted by various organizations in Australia,...

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Best Way To Prepare For The OET For Physiotherapists

Are you new to OET? Are you taking OET for the first time? You need to know about the best way to prepare for this test.  For any kind of test, preparation is needed. OET also requires a lot of preparation. Book the test slot only when you are confident of your own proficiency level of English...

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OET Reading Test Tips

  OET Reading may sound simple but in reality it is not. Yes, it is going to be tough for you provided you follow basic things and make use of standard tips which can come in handy during your test.  OET Reading is going to be of 60 minutes test and you are going to take three tasks. Yes...

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English For Nurses

Do you dream to work in an English-speaking country like Australia? If yes, then you really need to have good English language skills.  You may not know who you are going to deal with. Whether you are working at home or abroad, you will come across patients who would rely on English as a commo...

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Assessment Criteria For OET Writing Sub Test 2019

Assessment Criteria For OET Writing Sub-Test is going to be changed? Effective From August 2019 Do you know assessment criteria for OET Writing Sub-Test is going to be changed? Do you know what changes in criteria for assessment have been made and how it is going to affect your OET Score? These ar...

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OET 2.0 Listening Test Tips

OET got changed in Sept 2018. Reading and Listening sections got major changes. OET 2.0 Listening test has been divided into three parts (earlier, there were two parts)  Every part will have sections which will have a total of 10 recordings. Now, this change doesn’t mean that the time t...

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Top 9 FAQs on OET Listening Sub Test

Listed down are top nine frequently asked questions with respect to OET listening sub test.  Is it compulsory that I shall write exactly the same what the recordings say? In most of the cases, yes, it is necessary. You can’t use different words or paraphrase the information. However, in...

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Just One Day Before OET Exam

  At times, you may think you wasted your time and procrastinated a lot, ultimately there is only one day left in front of you to face your real exam. After all, if you start at least two weeks prior to your exam is best. In case that did not happened and you are out with only one day. Here ar...

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OET Speaking Test Some Basic Questions

  The speaking sub-test in OET may take about 20 minutes. There will be two role-plays. The interviewer or interlocutor will play the role of the patient or the client and you will be taking your professional role. OET for nurses, dietitians, dentists, physiotherapists, doctors and other healt...

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OET Writing Assessment Criteria & Level Descriptors

If you wish to score higher in your OET 2.0 Writing Sub-Test then you really need to know more about the level descriptors, the assessment criteria for the test.  Your score is assessed taking into account five major factors.   There are basically five criteria. They are  Overall...

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Effective Reading Tips to Score the Best in Your OET

OET Reading Test contains of three parts (Part A, Part B and Part C). In order to master the reading test, you should follow some of the effective tips which are mentioned below. These tips will help you score the best in your OET reading test. 1.Eliminating the wrong options - You can go thr...

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Who Recognises Occupational English Test Results

Complete List Of Organizations, Universities, Institutes Which Accept OET  Where OET can take you to? This is the complete list of the organizations, universities, institutes which value OET score.   It is accepted by government bodies, organizations, universities in Australia, New Zeala...

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Pass In OET And Take On Exciting Career As A Nurse In UK

  Are you a nurse? Are you keen to practice in the United Kingdom? You can do it. All you have to do is clear the Occupational English Test (OET)   Improving Overseas Nurse Access To UK Register   Nurses across the globe apply for the OET and get through it to practice in the UK....

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Why OET may be Right for You

  Are you weighing the benefits of taking OET? Want to know why you should take OET?   Occupational English test is an international English test which identifies English language skills of the health care experts who look forward to practicing in English-speaking country like Australia,...

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PTE or OET Which Test Should I Take

There are many people who get confused when it comes to selecting the right test to be taken. Yes, there are plenty of choices but selecting and taking the right test is very important.  Select the test as per your goal.  What is your goal of taking the test? Which test shall you take? O...

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Tips to Score OET 2.0 Listening

Before you apply for the OET, ask yourself just one question, “Am I ready for it?” Well, you need to be ready for it. You need to prepare yourself for it.  For many candidates, listening test is very complicated. They just do not understand what is needed to be done in order to get...

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OET Preparation and Its Importance

It is a common practice to prepare well in advance for any examination and OET is no different. Things you need in line while preparing for OET  1.  Focus on test strategy and your English language skills 2.  Get good OET education resources  Healthcare professionals are ofte...

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Overcoming The Fear of OET 2.0 Reading

It is completely understandable if you really do not like reading and answering at the same time. But when you are attempting an OET then preparation is compulsory. In this article, we will discuss tips of overcoming the fear of OET 2.0 reading.   From the September 2018, OET sub-test reading ...

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OET For Pharmacists

Tips For OET Occupational English Test for pharmacists lays the emphasis for communication skills in all four language skills. This article here will give pharmacists tips for OET 1. In the speaking section of the test questions will be related to the profession. For pharmacists, the questions wi...

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OET for Doctors

OET is the test for the medical professionals. It is the test of how good you are at English, test of your command over the language. It is accepted in various countries as a proof of English proficiency. Countries like Australia, Singapore, New Zealand and others accept OET.   By getting thro...

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Tips to Score Higher in OET Test for Doctors

In competitive exams, to qualify is not the only objective, scoring higher with a great average is equally important and this article will try to address some tips to score higher in OET for Doctors. A Doctors life is a very busy one and often it’s difficult to take time out for oneself let ...

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Things You Should Know Before OET Exam

Are you ready for the big? Ready for the OET Exam Day? Before taking OET Exam, you shall know of some very important things.  OET is not medical-knowledge assessment. It is a language test.  As a medical professional you may presume it could be easy as you are expert in your medical fie...

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Top 7 Mistakes In OET Writing Sub Test

Writing sub-test is OET is not going to be a piece of cake for you especially, if you're someone who is not good at writing or someone who is not aware of what is required to get through it. The way you structure your write-up matters a lot.  Here, we have covered top seven mistakes which ...

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How to score A grade in OET Speaking Test

Are you ready for the speaking test? Most of the OET candidates feel more confident of getting through other OET sub-tests like Reading, Writing and Listening but when it comes to OET speaking sub-test, they feel a bit more frightened. They nurture this unknown fear which further crushes down their...

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Who Accepts OET

Occupational English Test (OET) can be one of the hurdles on your way to awesome healthcare career in your own chosen healthcare field.  Medical professionals who would like to embark on great career-enhancing opportunities really need to take OET 2.0 Exam. Taking the test, they will be able t...

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OET 2.0 Study Material

Ready to take new, advanced, improved OET 2018? Want to get good score in OET 2.0 exam? Preparation is the key to success. Right OET study material, updated OET 2.0 test papers can certainly make way to success in real OET exam.  One of the best ways to get prepared for the exam is making use...

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Strategies to Pass OET

Want to get through OET with a good score? Well, either you love it or hate it, OET exam is always difficult. Just think of preparation you may have to focus on for the big OET exam day - a race against the clock. You will be at your desk worrying over what to do. There will be question for you to ...

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OET Speaking Test Tips

All That You Need To Know About Role-Plays Do you know there are so many candidates who foster this fear of speaking, especially in front of people who they think will judge their language? Well, OET speaking test can give goosebumps all over. Candidates often get nervous before and during the test...

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Tips to Improve OET Reading Test

Are you going to take Occupational English Test (OET)? Are you ready for it? Well, you have got to be prepared for it before you take it because it is going to be not-so-easy test for you. Most of the OET test-takers manage to do well in listening and other sub-tests but not in reading. Yes, it can ...

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Problems in OET Listening Test

OET Listening Test requires test-takers to be very good at listening. Most of the test-takers do not manage to do well at it. They try but still they do not. Because, they face problems. They eventually do not get the score they wish to get.  Not being able to understand the spoken text One o...

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Tips for OET

Do you think Occupational English Test is a hurdle on your way to success? Well, you shall know that it can easily be uprooted if only if you focus on some essential tips. For most of the candidates, speaking, listening and reading can be simple but when it comes to writing, they do not feel comfort...

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OET Preparation Online

Why is it must for all OET applicants? Are you the one who is going to apply for the OET? Well, OET is certainly a route-creator, helps medical professionals tap into new opportunities in their career in English-speaking country like Australia and others.  Do you need to prepare for the OET o...

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OET Preparation for Dentists

New version of OET in 2018 - Is it going to be difficult or easy? Well, the new version of OET for Dentists has got considerably more number of changes which have been implemented with the clear-cut strategy to make it more difficult. Yes, that is the fact. And it shall be accepted that, now, test-...

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OET 2.0 Exam Pattern

OET has got changed. Yes, it has got changed for good. And everyone is worried over whether it will be difficult to get a higher score in it.  In order to make it more relevant to healthcare and to make assessment much tougher, the changes have been implemented. Now, the revised version of OET...

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OET 2.0 Preparation for Nurses

Are you a nurse? Are you looking for a great career in nursing in one of the English-speaking countries like Australia? Well, if it is so then it is time that you shall apply for the OET.  NEW OET 2018 For Nurses  Nurses will take new OET from September 2018. The older version is no long...

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Tips on OET Writing Test

In OET Writing, your letter is assessed against five criteria, which mainly look at whether you have written enough words, used appropriate vocabulary, understood the situation, provided the right information and your overall ability to communicate effectively in English. Take time to understand ...

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OET 2.0 Speaking Test Format

Occupational English Test (OET) from September 2018 is going to be very different. Yes, if you are the one who is going to take this test then it is necessary that you shall get yourself more acquainted with the latest OET version.  Is it going to be more difficult or much simpler? It is hard...

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OET 2018 FAQs

OET test-takers will have to take new version of the test from September, 2018. Yes, new changes have already been implemented. The revised test will come into effect from September 9, 2018. Here, we have answered a few of the common questions which most of the test-takers have doubts about. What i...

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OET New Pattern 2018

The New, Updated Version of OET (Occupational English Test) will take effect from September 2018. You will have to get the latest OET Preparation Material to get prepared for the OET exam.    OET 2018 Exam Pattern - New Changes Are you going to take OET in the month of September, 2018? W...

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