What is it?
In the “Repeat sentence” task, you will see the audio recorder box again. After 3 seconds, a recording will start to play and you will hear somebody reading out a sentence. When the recording has finished, you must wait until the microphone turns red and then repeat the sentence exactly as you heard it. You’ll have 15 seconds to repeat the sentence (unless you remain silent, in which case the microphone will stop recording after 3 seconds). Here is what you will see on your screen:
What does it test?
- Content: This is the number of correct words in your response.
- Oral Fluency: This is how smoothly and naturally you speak.
- Pronunciation: This is how understandable your speech is to a native speaker.
For tips on how to succeed at this task, click here.