What is it?

In the “Write from dictation” task you will see an audio recording box on your screen with a blank text box beneath it. After 7 seconds, a recording will automatically play, and you will hear a sentence that lasts no more than 5 seconds. After it finishes, you must type the sentence you heard into the text box as accurately as you can. You will receive a point for every correct word in your response. Here is what you will see on your screen:


Summarize Spoken Text

What does it test?

  1. Content: This is your ability to identify all of the words in the sentence and include them appropriately in your response. You will lose a point for any incorrect or missing words.

For tips on how to succeed at this task, click here.