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ERIC Number: EJ501416
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0307-8337
The Backwash Effect: From Testing to Teaching.
Prodromou, Luke
ELT Journal, v49 n1 p13-25 Jan 1995
Assesses the concept of "backwash" in language teaching. The two processes of testing and teaching are considered to be necessary but distinct. A system is described for distinguishing between them which is applied to developing classroom activities for examination preparation classes to help teachers move from testing to teaching procedures. (15 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Backwash Effect; Greece