Highlight incorrect words
Communicative skills tested: Listening and reading
Subskills tested: Identifying errors in a transcription; understanding academic vocabulary; following an oral sequencing of information; comprehending variations in tone, speed and accent; understanding academic vocabulary; following a logical or chronological sequence of events; reading a text under timed conditions; matching written text to speech.
This is the third of three item types where points are deducted for incorrect options chosen. So if a test taker scores 2 points for two correct options, but then scores -2 for two incorrect options chosen, they will score 0 points overall for the item.
Listening and reading
Partial credit, points deducted for incorrect options chosen: