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Table 2 A questionnaire that collects test takers’ personal information and measures their English learning motivation and attitudes towards the actual test use of the CET

From: The relationship of test takers’ learning motivation, attitudes towards the actual test use and test performance of the College English Test in China

Name Gender
University  
College/Department  
What is your CET total score?  
What is your motivation in learning English?
1 = strongly disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = not sure, 4 = agree, 5 = strongly agree
  1 2 3 4 5
B1- I have to learn English to pass the test.      
B2- I would like to communicate and make friends with foreigners.      
B3- I would like to travel abroad.      
B5- I plan to study abroad in the future.      
B6- I have to learn English because it is a compulsory subject.      
B7- I think it is cool to speak fluent English.      
B13- It is useful to learn English because it is an important international language.      
B15- I am learning English because it will help me to read English academic papers and journals.      
B16- I am learning English because it should help me become more competitive in the future.      
B17- I would not learn English if there were no high-stakes test like the CET.      
B18- I often feel nervous in English classes.      
B20- My past test-orientated language learning experience has de-motivated me to learn English.      
B21- I do not need English in my future career, nor life, so it is a waste of time to learn English.      
What is your attitude toward the actual test use of the CET in practice?
1 = strongly disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = not sure, 4 = agree, 5 = strongly agree.
  1 2 3 4 5
EE5- It is China’s tradition to use test results for selection.      
EE6- I believe it is so far the most effective and fair method to allocate limited social resources.      
EE7- I think it is appropriate to use test results for selection because it allows students from disadvantaged families to move forward.      
EE9- In present-day China, I do not think there is a better method than using the test result for selection.