The Reading and Listening module is adaptive, so there is not a fixed number of questions. Each question the candidate answers helps the computer to understand their level better. The test finishes when the candidate has answered enough questions for Linguaskill to identify their level accurately.
Reading and Listening: 60-85 minutes (7 parts), number of questions is variable
Read and select
Candidates read a notice, diagram, label, memo or letter containing a short text and choose the sentence or phrase that most closely matches the meaning of the text. There are three possible answers.
Candidates read a sentence with a missing word (gap) and choose the correct word to fill the gap. There are four choices for each gap.
Candidates choose the right word or phrase to fill the gaps in a text. There are four choices for each gap.
Candidates read a short text in which there are some missing words (gaps) and write in the missing word in each gap.
Candidates read a longer text and answer a series of multiple-choice questions. The questions are in the same order as the information in the text.
Listen and select
Candidates listen to a short audio recording and answer a multiple-choice question with three options.
Candidates listen to a longer recording and answer a series of multiple-choice questions based on it. The questions are in the same order as the information they hear in the recording.