Principles of Constructing Multiple-choice in Reading Comprehension of CET-4 and Their Enlightening to General College English Teaching

Yanying Xu


Reading comprehension multiple-choice (MC) is an indispensable part in College English Tests Band 4(CET-4) in China. The paper focuses on some principles of designing reading comprehension MC. To illustrate this, a detailed analysis is made on reading comprehension MC options taken from CET-4 to enlighten the general college English teachers to instruct their students to develop reading comprehension skill.

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