Communicative skills tested: Listening and speaking.
Subskills tested: Understanding academic vocabulary; inferring the meaning of unfamiliar words; comprehending variations in tone, speed and accent.
Speaking for a purpose (to repeat, to inform, to explain); speaking at a natural rate; producing fluent speech; using correct intonation; using correct pronunciation; using correct stress; speaking under timed conditions.
Listening and speaking
Enabling skills and other traits scored
Errors = replacements, omissions and insertions only Hesitations, filled or unfilled pauses, leading or trailing material are ignored in the scoring of content
3 All words in the response from the prompt in the correct sequence
2 At least 50% of words in the response from the prompt in the correct sequence
1 Less than 50% of words in the response from the prompt in the correct sequence
0 Almost nothing from the prompt in the response
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