I'm not sure if I passed because I speak English well or if I passed only out of pure luck. But all I can say is my results are quite good. I just have to wait for University of Alberta to receive my results and finally accept me into the fall term... hopefully.
Here are my test results:
|TELXML||January 10, 2009||29||30||26||28||113|
|Reading Skills||Level||Your Performance|
Test takers who receive a score at the HIGH level, as you did, typically understand academic texts in English that require a wide range of reading abilities regardless of the difficulty of the texts.
Test takers who score at the HIGH level, typically
|Listening Skills||Level||Your Performance|
Test takers who receive a score at the HIGH level, as you did, typically understand conversations and lectures in English that present a wide range of listening demands. These demands can include difficult vocabulary (uncommon terms, or colloquial or figurative language), complex grammatical structures, abstract or complex ideas, and/or making sense of unexpected or seemingly contradictory information.
When listening to lectures and conversations like these, test takers at the HIGH level typically can
|Speaking Skills||Level||Your Performance|
|Speaking about familiar topics||Good(3.5 - 4.0)|| |
Your responses indicate an ability to communicate your personal experiences and opinions effectively in English. Overall, your speech is clear and fluent. Your use of vocabulary and grammar is effective with only minor errors. Your ideas are generally well developed and expressed coherently.
|Speaking about campus situations||Fair(2.5 - 3.0)|| |
Your responses demonstrate an ability to speak in English about reading material and experiences typically encountered by university students. You are able to convey relevant information about conversations, newspaper articles, and campus bulletins; however, some details are missing or inaccurate. Limitations of grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation at times cause difficulty for the listener. However, they do not seriously interfere with overall communication.
|Speaking about academic course content||Good(3.5 - 4.0)|| |
Your responses demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively in English about academic topics typical of first-year university studies. Your speech is mostly clear and fluent. You are able to use appropriate vocabulary and grammar to explain concepts and ideas from reading or lecture material. You are able to talk about key information and relevant details with only minor inaccuracies.
|Writing Skills||Level||Your Performance|
|Writing based on reading and listening||Good(4.0 - 5.0)|| |
You responded well to the task, relating the lecture to the reading. Weaknesses, if you have any, might have to do with
|Writing based on knowledge and experience||Good(4.0 - 5.0)|
You responded with a well-organized and developed essay. Weaknesses, if you have any, might have to do with