The Multiple-Choice, Choose Multiple Answers (Listening) question assesses listening skills. It requires you to listen to, analyze, understand and assess a short recording on an academic subject and choose more than one correct response.
|Number of items||2-3|
|Prompt Length||40-90 seconds|
|Scoring||Partial credit (for each correct response. Points deducted for incorrect options chosen)|
|Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored||Listening|
|Subskills tested||Any of the following depending on the item: identifying the topic, theme or main ideas; identifying supporting points or examples; identifying specific details, facts, opinions, definitions or sequences of events; identifying a speaker’s purpose, style, tone or attitude; identifying the overall organization of information and connections between pieces or information; inferring the context, purpose or tone; inferring the meaning of unfamiliar words; predicting how a speaker may continue.|