Listening Fill in the Blanks

Understand Fill in the Blanks Question Type


A transcript of a recording appears on the screen, with several gaps. After listening to the recording, type the missing word in each gap.

Prompt Length

30–60 seconds

Skills Assessed

Listening and writing

Time to Answer

Not applicable


How to answer this question

For this item type, you are presented with a transcript of the audio recording; however, some words are missing. Restore the transcript by typing in the missing words.

The audio plays automatically. You are only able to listen to the audio recording once.

Left-click on each gap and type in the missing word. You can also use the Tab button on the keyboard to move between gaps.

Note: While the audio is playing, you can take notes on the erasable noteboard provided and then fill in the gaps.