|Reading Skills||Level||Your Performance|
Test takers who receive a score at the HIGH level, as you did, typically understand academic texts in English that require a wide range of reading abilities regardless of the difficulty of the texts.
Test takers who score at the HIGH level, typically
|Listening Skills||Level||Your Performance|
Test takers who receive a score at the HIGH level, as you did, typically understand conversations and lectures in English that present a wide range of listening demands. These demands can include difficult vocabulary (uncommon terms, or colloquial or figurative language), complex grammatical structures, abstract or complex ideas, and/or making sense of unexpected or seemingly contradictory information.
When listening to lectures and conversations like these, test takers at the HIGH level typically can
|Speaking Skills||Level||Your Performance|
|Speaking about familiar topics||Good(3.5 - 4.0)|| |
Your responses indicate an ability to communicate your personal experiences and opinions effectively in English. Overall, your speech is clear and fluent. Your use of vocabulary and grammar is effective with only minor errors. Your ideas are generally well developed and expressed coherently.
|Speaking about campus situations||Good(3.5 - 4.0)|| |
Your responses indicate an ability to speak effectively in English about reading material and conversations typically encountered by university students. Overall, your responses are clear and coherent, with only occasional errors of pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary.
|Speaking about academic course content||Fair(2.5 - 3.0)|| |
Your responses demonstrate that you are able to speak in English about academic reading and lecture material, with only minor communication problems. For the most part, your speech is clear and easy to understand. However, some problems with pronunciation and intonation may occasionally cause difficulty for the listener. Your use of grammar and vocabulary is adequate to talk about the topics, but some ideas are not fully developed or are inaccurate.
|Writing Skills||Level||Your Performance|
|Writing based on reading and listening||Good(4.0 - 5.0)|| |
You responded well to the task, relating the lecture to the reading. Weaknesses, if you have any, might have to do with
|Writing based on knowledge and experience||Good(4.0 - 5.0)|
You responded with a well-organized and developed essay. Weaknesses, if you have any, might have to do with
Which sums up to 113 of 120 possible points. Which is probably enough to be accepted at each and every university :)
I have a hard time not to freak out. This is just one (admittedly big) step closer to my dream coming true. It's not going to guarantee me anything.
But it does feel incredibly good.
Thanks to everybody who keeps improving my English by chatting with me and writing amazing fan fiction (that's probably where the good reading results come from) - you guys are just the best :)