16.2 Article - Filling in the answer sheet
In listening, you will in the answer sheet AFTER the listening test has finished.
During the test, you write your answers on the listening paper.
- You have TEN minutes to transfer your answers onto the answer paper.
- You must use a pencil to transfer your answers.
- You must write your full name in CAPITAL letters. The centre number will already be completed for you.
- Indicate your candidate and the date by shading the appropriate boxes. Your candidate number will be given to you before the test and will be displayed on a piece of paper on the desk you sit at during the exam.
- Write your answers next to each question number. If you want to change you can either erase the answer and write it again, or put a line through the answer and write it again.
- Remember you must stop writing after ten minutes.
- You will have time to check the spelling of your answers carefully.
Here is an example of a well-completed answer sheet:
- It is completed in pencil and the required sections are completed.
- There is good spelling throughout.
- Only one answer has not been completed (remember you can always guess)
- Corrections have been made by crossing through the wrong answer and writing again.
Here is an example of a badly-completed answer sheet:
- The candidate number is not complete
- The full name is not given and capitals have not been used
- The year has not been marked
- The candidate has written in the margin for markers
- Several answers are not completed
- There are a number of spelling mistakes
- There are grammar mistakes (e.g. making uncountable nouns plural)
- They have written two answers in places, and not crossed out the answer they want to change