Communicative skills tested: Reading and speaking.
Subskills tested: Identifying a writer’s purpose, style, tone or attitude; understanding academic vocabulary; reading a text under timed conditions.
Speaking for a purpose (to repeat, to inform, to explain); reading a text aloud; speaking at a natural rate; producing fluent speech; using correct intonation; using correct pronunciation; using correct stress; speaking under timed conditions.
Reading and speaking
Enabling skills and other traits scored
Each replacement, omission or insertion of a word counts as one error
Maximum score: depends on the length of the item prompt