This is a short-answer item type that integrates speaking and listening skills, and requires you to understand a recorded question and provide a brief and accurate response.
|Number of items||10-12|
|Prompt Length||3-9 seconds|
|Time to answer||10 seconds|
|Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored||Listening and speaking
|Subskills tested||Listening: Identifying the topic, theme or main ideas; understanding academic vocabulary; inferring the meaning of unfamiliar words.
Speaking: Speaking for a purpose (to repeat, to inform, to explain); using words and phrases appropriate to the context; speaking under timed conditions.
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