1) Start by analysing the task
Before you write anything, note key words in the prompt. Find out the topic, what key points you should focus on to answer the question and any points of view to present and discuss:
Analysing these four areas will help you to approach the task, structure your essay and decide on your main ideas.
2) Take the time to plan your points
You may need to argue for and against an opinion or discuss advantages and disadvantages of a situation. If there is a statement followed by a question, read the question very carefully and note key words. Make sure you know what to do.
If it is an “agree or disagree” topic, you can either support or go against the topic when structuring your essay. Whatever side you choose, make sure you stick to it. Changing the mind halfway or wandering off topic will only waste your valuable time and impact your scores. The only way to stick to your points while writing in PTE exam would be to choose the direction you want your content to sway in and then not digress!
3) Construct your content
The Content of your essay is crucial, which is scored by determining if all aspects of the topic have been addressed in the response and if provided details, examples and explanations are appropriately supporting the test taker’s point of view.
If the test taker does not address the topic, the response will be scored zero on all traits.
For above topic, firstly you need to you need to discuss whether you agree or disagree with a statement, then you are expected to develop either reasons or examples regarding “Education is a crucial element of the prosperity of any nation” from your point of view.