ERIC Number: ED349838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Modern Language Qualifications: A Quick Reference Guide.
The guide provides information on 28 public foreign language examinations offered by 14 organizations in the United Kingdom. The information is intended for use in selecting examinations for certifying language skills for employment purposes. Each listing notes the language exams offered, the aims of the test, levels of difficulty, intended age range, available options for assessment of specialized language, the exam's vocational element, special exam features, evaluation method and scoring, registration details, fees, and links with other European countries. An introductory section explains the guide's organization, examination board affiliations, broad categories of examinations (pre-16, post-16, business, and professional), and additional general information about examination systems and features. The exam listings which follow are organized according to the agencies offering them. Appended materials include names and addresses of the examining boards and statistical tables on passing rates for each exam. (MSE)
Descriptors: Certification, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Modern Languages, Second Languages, Standardized Tests
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Counselors; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).; City Technology Colleges Trust Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers: Europe; United Kingdom