Deeper look blog

The OET (Medicine) – Let’s take a deeper look….

By Elisa As we already know the Occupational English Test (OET) assesses 4 skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking of which the last two are specific to each profession. I’m sure you have questions and have wondered: “how does it actually work?” Well then let’s take a deeper look! The OET Listening sub-test consists of two parts and the topics are of generic healthcare interest, accessible to candidates across all healthcare professions. The first part assesses candidates’ ability to follow facts during a consultation [...]


Doctors OET Is Now Accepted By the GMC

By Ben Last week, the GMC announced that it will now also accept the OET (Occupational English Test) as an option to satisfy its English language requirements.  OET, like the IELTS, is a set of exams that test four communication skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. The OET, howeve,r can be differentiated from the IELTS exams in a number of ways. Firstly the OET exam uses the English language relevant to the occupation of our healthcare professionals. The aim of the OET [...]

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