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Testing the untestable in foreign language education

Amos Paran

Testing the untestable in foreign language education

by Amos Paran

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Published by Multilingual Matters in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Amos Paran and Lies Sercu
SeriesNew perspectives on language and education -- 17
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP53.63 .T47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24493982M
ISBN 109781847692665, 9781847692658, 9781847692672
LC Control Number2010014104

Studies in Language Testing (SiLT) is a series of academic books containing papers in the fields of education and applied linguistics related to language testing and assessment.. It has been published by Cambridge English Language Assessment and Cambridge University Press and Cambridge English Language Assessment since The Series Editors are Nick Saville Publisher: Cambridge English Language . In the following paper, I will scrutinise and compare two tests of English as a Foreign Language: ETS’ TOEIC-test on the one hand and the German Ministry of Education’s KMK-Fremdsprachenzertifikat. For in the case of the TOEIC-test, there has been relatively little independent research (cf. Cunningham 1).

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  Summary The Art of Unit Testing, Second Edition guides you step by step from writing your first simple tests to developing robust test sets that are maintainable, readable, and trustworthy. You'll master the foundational ideas and quickly move to high-value subjects like mocks, stubs, and isolation, including frameworks such as Moq, FakeItEasy, and Typemock /5(63). General Taiwanese Proficiency Test (GTPT) is a standardized proficiency test for speakers of Taiwanese designed by the Center for Taiwanese Languages Testing at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. In addition to GTPT, there is another International Taiwanese Proficiency Test (ITPT) for speakers of Taiwanese as a second language.


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In the Japanese context, this book is highly recommended for university faculty members involved in obtaining assessment literacy, teachers who want to validate their exploratory teaching and testing, or applied linguistics students new to the language testing.

His main research interests are reading in a foreign language and the use of literature in language learning. His latest book, co-edited with Lies Sercu, is Testing the Untestable in Language Education (Multilingual Matters), which contains papers about assessing and testing autonomy, language and content, intercultural competence, and Cited by: 2.

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.

Institute of Education, University of London. His main research interests are reading in a foreign language, distance education, and literature in foreign language learning and teaching.

He is the editor of Literature in Language Teaching and Learning (TESOL, ) and co-editor of Testing the Untestable in Language Learning (Multilingual. 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, A.

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