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Table 1 Descriptor collecting sources

From: Developing common listening ability scales for Chinese learners of English

Methods Objects Counts
Documentation Existing English language ability scales 6
Curriculum requirements/Syllabuses for English language teaching 12
Syllabuses for English proficiency tests 24
Total 42
Sampling Elementary school teachers 10
Middle school teachers 20
High school teachers 24
Junior college English teachers 60
Teachers of non-English major undergraduates 36
Teachers of English major undergraduates 9
Elementary school students 100
Middle school students 135
High school students 81
Non-English major undergraduates 66
English major undergraduates 51
Graduate students majoring in English language and literature 42
Professionals 119
Total 753