Listening Select Missing Word

Understand Select Missing Word Question Type


After listening to a recording, select the missing word that completes the recording from a list of options.

Prompt Length

20–70 seconds

Skills Assessed


Time to Answer

Not applicable


How to answer this question

For this item type, the last word or group of words in the recording has been replaced by a beep sound. Select the most appropriate option to complete the recording.

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

There are several possible response options but only one is correct.

To select an option, click on it using the left button on your mouse. If you change your mind, left-click on the option again to deselect it, or left-click on a different option.

The option you select is highlighted in yellow.