PTE General is an international English language exam for speakers of English as a foreign language (EFL). PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test for non-native English speakers who want to study abroad. The test is designed to evaluate the 4 skills of English language of the candidate- Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. PTE General is designed to test how well a learner can communicate in authentic and realistic situations. The focus is on communication rather than on learning and knowledge. Therefore, the test uses real-life situations rather than grammatical exercises.