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ERIC Number: ED394290
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Francais langue seconde: trousse d'evaluation--tests modeles pour le niveau debutant 1, niveau debutant 2, niveau debutant 3 des ecoles elementaires (French as a Second Language: Evaluation Resource Package--Model Tests for Beginning Level 1, Beginning Level 2, Beginning Level 3 in Elementary Schools).
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch.
The French as a Second Language model tests for beginning levels 1, 2, and 3 were designed to evaluate students' language performance, as outlined in the program of studies for Alberta, Canada, in listening and reading comprehension and oral and written production, communication skills, culture, language and general language knowledge. The tests are offered as suggestions and may be adapted to local needs. Each test has an organizing theme for integration of skill areas (e.g., the school year) and within it, explores a number of fields of experience (e.g., school, weather, people, animals, holidays and celebrations). The first three sections of the guide are test administration manuals that detail the test plan, directions for its use, an annotated test, oral text transcripts, a correction guide, and an analysis of results and a table of specifications indexed to the program of studies, the relevant portion of which is also outlined. The subsequent three sections contain blackline masters for the tests themselves. A worksheet for developing test items is also included. Narratives are provided in both English and French. (MSE)
Descriptors: Difficulty Level, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, French, Introductory Courses, Language Tests, Second Language Instruction, Second Languages, Test Items, Testing
Learning Resources Distributing Centre, 12360-142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5L 4X9, Canada.
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch.
Identifiers: Alberta; Canada