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Table 5 Frequency of participants' responses at each category

From: Chinese test takers' attitudes towards the Versant English Test: a mixed-methods approach

Category Frequency Percentage
1. The design of the VET 98 41.7%
a) Face validity 34 14.5%
b) Comparison with other tests 18 7.7%
c) Comparison with live interviews 17 7.2%
d) Difficulty 16 6.8%
e) Language abilities tested 13 5.5%
2. The six tasks in the VET 42 17.9%
a) Selected response tasks 24 10.2%
b) Constructed response tasks 18 7.7%
3. Personal affect 35 14.9%
4. Test delivery 26 11.1%
5. Future improvement 17 7.2%
6. Test-taking motivation 17 7.2%
Total 235 100%