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Testing Listening
(facts to keep in mind)

- Oral=Listening+Speak. (but) Testing Listening ≠ Speaking
- Listeners can't go backward like Readers (exc. TAPES)

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Testing Listening
 - Define Macro Skills 

Directly related to: 
- candidates' needs
- course objectives

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Testing Reading
(e.g. of Macro-Skills)

- listening for specific information
- obtaining gist of what is being said
- following directions
- following instructions

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Testing Reading
- MICRO-Skills

- interpretation of intonation patterns (sarcasm, etc.)
- recognition of function of structure (interrogative, request)

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Type of texts
- Testing Listening

- 1: Monologue, dialogue
- 2: Lecture, instructions, directions

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Setting criterial levels of performance
- If test set at appropriate level

"Near perfect set of responses may be required for a ""Pass"""

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Listening
- Informational

- Obtain factual information
- follow instruclion
- understand request
- understand excuses

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Listening
- interactional

Understand:
- greetings
- agreement disagreement
- purpose
- request

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Why use Authentic speech?

To check how candidates can cope with language intended for native speakers

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Possible Techniques
- LISTENING

- Multiple choice
- Short answer
- Gap filling
- Information transfer
- Note Taking
- Partial dictation
- Transcription