STRUCTURE OF THE EXAMOET assesses listening, reading, writing, and speaking. There is a separate sub-test for each skill area.
LISTENING (50 MINUTES)
This section of the assessment focuses on your ability to understand spoken language. There are three different scenarios, with each one giving you a consultation between a physician and a patient, a monologue, and/or a dialogue between two speakers. In each scenario, you will need to listen carefully and answer based on the information in the listening exercise.Checkout OET Listening: A complete Guide Here
SPEAKING (20 MINUTES)
In this role-playing exercise, you communicate with a doctor using a card and then discuss the patient’s symptoms with them. The interlocutor plays as a patient, a caregiver, or another professional. You will have three minutes to prepare before presenting your card. Then, you will have five minutes to perform the role-play by practicing these steps:1) ask for permission to speak with the doctor
2) describe your symptoms
3) talk about what treatments might help your condition
4) share information about possible outcomes of these treatments and any side effects.
READING (60 MINUTES)
The reading part is divided into parts A and part B
Part A checks out the candidates’ ability to sort information from multiple texts, to gather information in a skillful way.
Part B analyses the candidates’ skills to understand the information related to the health sector.
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WRITING (45 MINUTES)
The writing part is profession-specific based on the workspace demands of each profession. Candidates are given tasks to write letters based on clinical case notes. The type of letter varies with each profession.
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