Lexplore measures the fundamental processes affecting reading, decoding and language comprehension.
Reading Comprehension: is measured when the pupil reads on their own and subsequently answers questions relating to the text read.
Listening Comprehension: is measured when the pupil is being read a text and subsequently answers questions related to the text they have just heard.
The difference between a reading comprehension test and a listening comprehension test is that reading comprehension is measured from decoding + language comprehension, whereas listening comprehension solely measures language comprehension.
Lexplore's result displayed as Reading Ability
Reading Comprehension is an overall assessment of a pupil's ability to read a text on their own, and the ability to understand the content that has been read.
If the pupil interprets the text and content by listening to someone else reading a text aloud, that resembles more of a listening comprehension test.
Lexplore assessment of Reading Ability, not only includes Reading Comprehension (decoding and language comprehension), but also fluency.