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ERIC Number: ED172523
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 261
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Direct Testing of Speaking Proficiency: Theory and Application.
Clark, John L. D., Ed.
The following papers are presented in the conference proceedings: (1) "Development and Current Use of the FSI Oral Interview Test," by H. Sollenberger; (2) "Interview Testing in Non-European Languages," by W. Lovelace; (3) "Measuring Second Language Speaking Ability in New Brunswick's Senior High Schools," by M. Albert; (4) "Using the FSI Interview as a Diagnostic Evaluation Instrument," by S. Graham; (5) "Direct Testing of Speaking Skills in a Criterion-Referenced Mode," by R. Franco; (6) "Oral Proficiency Testing in New Jersey Bilingual and English as a Second Language Teacher Certification," by R. Brown; (7) "Adaptation of the FSI Interview Scale for Secondary Schools and Colleges," by C. Reschke; (8) "Interview Techniques and Scoring Criteria at the Higher Proficiency Levels," by R. Jones; (9) "Testing Speaking Proficiency Through Functional Dialogues," by I. Roos-Wijgh; (10) "Scope and Limitations of Interview-Based Language Testing: Are We Asking Too Much of the Interview?" by R. Lado; (11) "Measuring Foreign Language Speaking Proficiency: A Study of Agreement Among Raters," by M. Adams; (12) "Independent Rating in Oral Proficiency Interviews," by J. Quinones; (13) "Third Rating of FSI Interviews," by P. Lowe, Jr.; (14) "Determining the Effect of Uncontrolled Sources of Error in a Direct Test of Oral Proficiency and the Capability of the Procedure to Detect Improvement Following Classroom Instruction," by K. Mullen; (15) "Realiability and Validity of Language Aspects Contributing to Oral Proficiency of Prospective Teachers of German," by R. Clifford; (16) "Interview Testing Research at Educational Testing Service," by J. Clark; (17) "Psychophysical Scaling of the Language Proficiency Interview, A Preliminary Report," by R. Vincent; and (18) "Setting Standards of Speaking Proficiency," by S. Livingston. (AMH)
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey 08541 (free)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers: Oral Testing
Note: Proceedings of a Conference conducted by Educational Testing Service in cooperation with the U.S. Interagency Language Round Table and the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (Washington, D.C. March 1978)