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Language testing

by John Brian Heaton

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Published by Modern English Publications in [Oxford, England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational tests and measurements,
  • English language -- Examinations

  • Edition Notes

    MLC OISE/UT

    Statementedited by Brian Heaton.
    ContributionsHeaton, Brian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB 3059.5 L28 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113 p. :
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20372915M
    ISBN 100906149290

    The book is divided into three parts: (1) Principles and Procedures of Testing, (2) Methods of Evaluation and (3) Current Developments. The first section deals with the general area of modern language testing, preparing and giving the classroom test and evaluating test results. Intended as a comprehensive introduction to the construction and use of foreign language tests, this book utilizes modern linguistic knowledge as a base for scientific language testing. Major attention in testing is focused on such integrated language skills as auditory and reading comprehension, speaking, writing, translation, and over-all language control.

      Washback in Language Testing: Research Contexts and Methods is a valuable resource for those who are interested in the application of findings to actual teaching and learning situations or conduct washback research in their own contexts, including educational and psychological testing experts, as well as alternative assessment people in all Brand: Taylor And Francis. Achievement testing of American Language Course (ALC) objectives is conducted using book quizzes and performance tests, which can be obtained with the course materials. Please call (DSN ) or email [email protected] to contact the DLIELC English Evaluation Flight.

    The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration. Please contact the organisation you are applying to confirm which type of test you need to take. IELTS Academic is for test takers who wish to study at undergraduate or postgraduate.   Plenary presentation at the International Conference on Testing and Evaluation in Second Language Education, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 21 – 24 June Brindley, Cited by:


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