OET Preparation Course Abu Dhabi Dubai Sharjah UAE

Occupational English Test :

The Occupational English Test (OET) evaluates the English language competence of qualified healthcare professionals, who wish to gain provisional registration to practice their profession in an English-speaking context. All four language skills are assessed, with Writing and Speaking tests available in 12 different areas of healthcare. All candidates sit the same Reading and Listening tests.

OET Test Preparation Course  Abu Dhabi Dubai Sharjah United Arab Emirates

“OET is a better English language test, as it is created for healthcare professionals. OET gave me the opportunity I needed to start my career in Australia. I would tell my colleagues to do OET.”

  About Listening

Listening : approx. 50 minutes

Same content for all healthcare professions.

Part A: recorded, simulated professional/patient consultation with note-taking questions.

Part B: recorded talk or lecture on health-related topic, with range of short and multiple choice answers.

 About Reading

Reading : 1 hour

Same content for all healthcare professions.

Part A: skim and scan short health-related texts and complete a summary paragraph by filling in missing words.

Part B: read longer health-related texts and answer multiple-choice questions.

 About Writing

Writing : 45 minutes

Specific to profession, based on typical workplace situations.

The task is to write a letter, usually a referral letter. Sometimes, especially for some professions, a different type of letter is required: e.g. a letter of transfer or discharge, or a letter to advise or inform a patient, carer, or group.

About Speaking

Speaking : approx. 20 minutes

Specific to profession, based on typical workplace situations.

In a private room you will take part in two role-plays. You take your professional role (as a healthcare professional) while the interlocutor plays a patient or client, or sometimes a relative or carer.

OET Test Centers Dubai Abu Dhabi  Sharjah United Arab Emirates

1. CERT – HCT – Dubai Men’s College

2.University of Wollongong, Dubai