This part of the test is 30–43 minutes long and it contains eight different question types.
The questions are based on audio or video clips, which begin to play automatically. You hear each audio or video clip once. You are allowed to take notes.
Use the menu to learn about the question types and how to answer each one.
After listening to a recording, write a 50–70 word summary.
Listening and writing
For this item type, you will hear an audio recording and will need to write a 50–70 word summary of what you heard.
You have 10 minutes to listen and write your summary.
The audio begins to play automatically. You are only able to listen to the audio recording once.
The Word Count at the bottom of the screen counts the number of words you write. Make sure to write a minimum of 50 words, but no more than 70 words.
There are also cut, copy and paste buttons, which you may choose to use while constructing your summary.
Cut: Select text from your answer that you wish to remove and left-click “Cut”.
Copy: Select text from your answer that you wish to copy and left-click “Copy”.
Paste: Place the cursor where you wish to paste the cut/copied text and left-click “Paste”.