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Taking the
Password with Reading and Writing
Test
© English Language Testing Ltd. 2012
Candidate Details
• Complete this section with information about yourself.
You will b...
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Test Overview
• 12 “Can Do” questions (not timed, not scored ).
• 90 minutes time lim...
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Section 1
• 18 questions.
• Select the correct word or words for the sentence.
• Mult...
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Section 1: Example
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Section 2
• 14 questions.
• Select the correct word or words for the sentence
or sent...
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Section 2: Example
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Section 3
• 18 questions.
• Choose the word with the closest, most similar
meaning.
•...
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Section 3: Example
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Section 4
• 11 questions.
• Choose the words that are most often used with
the word i...
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Section 4: Example
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Section 5
• 11 questions.
• Select ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ for each sentence.
• There are ...
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Section 5
• 11 questions.
• There are three or four sets of sentence(s) per
screen.
•...
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Section 5: Example
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Password Essay
• Choose to answer one of the two essay questions.
• Type the answer i...
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Example
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Candidate Details
You will be asked for your name and date of birth again.
Please com...
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Password Reading
• Three or four tasks depending on which tasks have
been randomly se...
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Password Reading
• Example screens before each task.
• Similar question types to the ...
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Drag and Drop
Question Example
Click on the word or sentence, drag it to the correct ...
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The Screen
Click ‘finish section’ when you have
answered all the questions
Click on t...
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Navigation
A black box appears around the question that is on the screen.
When you an...
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Finish Section Button
When you have answered all the
questions in a section click FIN...
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Warning Message
If you click Finish Section before
you have answered all questions,
y...
© English Language Testing Ltd. 2012
Good luck!
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  1. 1. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Taking the Password with Reading and Writing Test
  2. 2. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Candidate Details • Complete this section with information about yourself. You will be asked for your name, date of birth, and IELTS/TOEFL result if taken. • You will need to remember exactly how you have entered your name and date of birth as you will need to enter them again later. • WAIT for the invigilator to check your candidate details.
  3. 3. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Test Overview • 12 “Can Do” questions (not timed, not scored ). • 90 minutes time limit starts after the “Can Do” questions. • 72 questions in 5 sections followed by one essay. • Additional 30 or 40 minutes then given for 3 or 4 Reading Tasks.
  4. 4. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 1 • 18 questions. • Select the correct word or words for the sentence. • Multiple choice. • 1 answer per screen.
  5. 5. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 1: Example
  6. 6. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 2 • 14 questions. • Select the correct word or words for the sentence or sentences. • Multiple choice. • 2 or 3 answers per screen.
  7. 7. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 2: Example
  8. 8. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 3 • 18 questions. • Choose the word with the closest, most similar meaning. • Multiple choice. • Only one correct answer per question.
  9. 9. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 3: Example
  10. 10. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 4 • 11 questions. • Choose the words that are most often used with the word in bold. • Multiple choice. • Only one correct answer per question.
  11. 11. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 4: Example
  12. 12. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 5 • 11 questions. • Select ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ for each sentence. • There are three or four sentences per screen. • There can be more than one correct answer per screen.
  13. 13. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 5 • 11 questions. • There are three or four sets of sentence(s) per screen. • The sets of sentence(s) in each screen mainly repeat with only part in bold changing. • Decide if each set of sentence(s) is ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ in its use of English. • There is no set number of ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ answers per screen.
  14. 14. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Section 5: Example
  15. 15. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Password Essay • Choose to answer one of the two essay questions. • Type the answer in the space provided. You do not need to type the question. • DO NOT CLICK ON THE FINISH SECTION BUTTON UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR ESSAY.
  16. 16. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Example
  17. 17. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Candidate Details You will be asked for your name and date of birth again. Please complete EXACTLY as before.
  18. 18. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Password Reading • Three or four tasks depending on which tasks have been randomly selected. • 30 or 40 minutes additional time given. • Tasks and time depend on level of English. • This is assessed by the first 72 questions.
  19. 19. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Password Reading • Example screens before each task. • Similar question types to the first 72 questions plus “drag and drop” questions.
  20. 20. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Drag and Drop Question Example Click on the word or sentence, drag it to the correct box and drop it into the box
  21. 21. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 The Screen Click ‘finish section’ when you have answered all the questions Click on the numbers at the bottom of the screen to see each question You can see how much time you have left
  22. 22. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Navigation A black box appears around the question that is on the screen. When you answer a question the colour of the box will change to white. If you do not answer a question the colour will stay yellow. This will remind you to go back to this question before you click “finish section”.
  23. 23. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Finish Section Button When you have answered all the questions in a section click FINISH SECTION. This will take you to the next section. You CANNOT return to a finished section.
  24. 24. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Warning Message If you click Finish Section before you have answered all questions, you will get the message below. If you cannot answer any more questions and you wish to finish the section, choose “OK”. If you did this by mistake and wish to complete answering the questions, choose “Cancel”.
  25. 25. © English Language Testing Ltd. 2012 Good luck!

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