Need help with your OET writing? Check out this video for a step by step guide on how to approach the OET writing paper.
Do you find it difficult deciding what information from the case notes to include in your OET letters? Watch this video for tips on how to select relevant information and what to consider when analysing the case notes.
Need help preparing for the OET listening exam? Watch this video for a quick guide to Listening A and some ideas on how to prepare.
Are you preparing for the OET listening exam? Watch this video for a quick guide to Listening B and some ideas on how to approach the test.
Do you find OET listening part C difficult? Check out this video for a quick guide to Listening C and tips on how to prepare.
Do you have problems knowing what to write in the OET exam? Check out this video for a guide to the different types of letters in the OET exam and the different readers you might be asked to write to.
Need help expressing the purpose in OET writing? Watch this video for tips on how to identify the purpose of a letter and how to express it in your letter.
Do you struggle when writing to another healthcare professional in OET writing? Check out this video where we show you what to consider when writing to another healthcare professional and why certain information is relevant or irrelevant.
Need help understanding the OET writing criteria? This video explains what the criteria means and what the examiners are looking for. It also gives tips on how you can use it in your self study and mistakes to avoid.
Finding the OET writing difficult? Watch this video where SLC’s senior teacher, Jo Langford shows us how to expand the case notes and write effectively in the OET writing exam. This video explains how to expand the case notes into full sentences and different structures you might use in your letter.
These tips are designed to help you understand the format of the test, the way it’s assessed and the skills you need to use to succeed.
The speaking section of OET takes around 20 minutes and consists of two role plays. These are specific to the profession of the candidate, so the situations will be similar to those you might encounter at work. The interlocutor (the person playing the role of the patient, relative or carer) doesn’t assess your performance – the test is recorded and sent to OET, where it’s marked by at least two members of the assessment team.
The OET reading sub-test has three parts, testing a range of reading skills by using texts that you might encounter in different workplace situations. Here are some quick tips to help you get to know the test and some suggestions on how to tackle each part.
This guide explains the format of the OET Listening test and suggests techniques to help you to deal with the particular challenges of each part.
Both IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and OET (Occupational English Test) are used to test the English language of healthcare professionals in different parts of the world.