剑桥回信: T,F,NG 不被接受;剑三误导,有多少雅友因为写了缩写T,F,NG而导致低分的呢?原因都在于自己不小心看题吗?其实我们这样写是因为用了Cambridge IELTS 3,剑桥考试委员会的考试样书.在该书中,所付答案后清楚写明True/T, False/F,NotGiven/NG 同时是正确答案.关于这件事,有雅友给剑桥方发了EMAIL,回答表明缩写不被接受.接下来为大家介绍"解答雅思阅读T/F/NG题目答案不应缩写"
Dear Sir or Madam
The instructions that candidates must follow are those given in the testitself at the beginning of each set of questions. For example, the instructionsfor a set of T/F/NG questions are as follows:
In boxes 1-5 on your answer sheet, write
TRUE if the statement agrees with the information
FALSE if the statement contradicts the information
NOT GIVEN if there is no information on this
The instructions given in the question paper make it very clear whatcandidates should write. We recommend that candidates follow the instructionsgiven only.
IELTS Exams Administrator
IELTS Exams Administrator
Sent: 25 July 2006 17:02
To: ESOL Helpdesk; EFL
Subject: about ielts marking
Dear University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations,I am writing to inquireabout marking for the current ielts. Recently i heard a rumor that to one formof the quetions in the reading tests T,F,NG can not be taken as correct answersto take the place of True, False and Not Given. Is this true?
It reminds me that there doesn‘t seem to be an official way that candidatescan refer to as to what should be considered the standard answer. Currently theonly resources are Cambridge IELTS 1, 2,3 and 4 in which there are detaileddirections of how the tests are about. However, in Cambridge 3, published in2004,sample answers for the tests indicate clearly that True/T, False/F and NotGiven/NG, Yes/Y,No/N are all acceptible as correct answers. This, although notreferred to be official document required to read by candidates, obviously givethem a hint that the same situations can be applied to real tests.
The reason why the rumors as mentioned above came is the publication ofCambridge IELTS 4,in which the sample answers change, and there is noalternative answers as T,F,NG, or Y,N, NG. However, as I said above. There is noindication that Cambridge 4 or any of the above books can be applied to beoffical instrctions that candidates must read before taking the tests. As amatter of fact, many candidates as I know are not informed of this book andtherefore didn‘t read it or didn‘t notice the slight changes even they did havethe book.
Based on the confusion I have about the tests. there two intentions forwriting this letter,firstly, inquiry about whether T,F,NG or Y,N are acceptibleanswers,and secondly, suggestion that there be an offical direction of the testsupon registration as to what should be taken into consideration .
I look forward to you reply. Thank you very much for your time.