ERIC Number: ED338718
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
SLEP Test Manual. [Fifth Edition.]
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
The test manual for the Secondary Level English Proficiency (SLEP) test has been prepared for teachers, counselors, and others responsible for interpreting SLEP test scores. The SLEP is designed to assess the proficiency in English of students entering grades 7 through 12 whose native language is not English. As a test of understanding written and spoken English, the SLEP is available to secondary schools in the United States and overseas. This manual contains the following: (1) an overview of the SLEP program; (2) general instructions for the test; (3) general information about and specific instructions for administering the test; (4) scoring the answer sheets; (5) interpreting the SLEP scores; (6) statistical information; (7) language proficiency levels; (8) the relationship between the SLEP and the Test of English as a Foreign Language; (9) additional factors to consider in using SLEP scores; and (10) an annotated list of nine references. Sixteen data tables are included. (SLD)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Limited English Speaking, Listening Comprehension Tests, Norm Referenced Tests, Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests, Scoring, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Test Interpretation, Test Manuals, Test Use
Secondary Level English Proficiency Test Program Director, International Testing & Training Programs, Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 6155, Princeton, NJ 08541-6155.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers; Counselors
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers: English Placement Tests; Secondary Level English Proficiency Test
Note: For a related document, see TM 017 606.