ERIC Number: ED227996
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Tests of English as a Second Language [1940-1980].
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. Test Collection.
Arranged alphabetically by title, the bibliography lists 92 tests, designed for use with students ranging from preschoolers to adults, that are measures of proficiency in English as a second language. Each citation provides title, author, copyright date, age level suitability, publisher, and a brief annotation describing the purpose of the test. Dates of tests range from 1940 to 1980, with the majority being dated from 1970 to 1980. The bibliography includes tests to measure: language dominance in Spanish and English; English language proficiency; inventory of natural language; bilingualism (oral and syntax); comprehension of English language; bilingualism of Chinese students; oral communication; oral language development; language usage in the home; Navajo-English language dominance; oral English-Spanish proficiency; oral production and aural comprehension of adults; and linguistic skills of bilingual students. The document also contains addresses of the 46 publishers of the cited tests. (ERB)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adult Education, Aptitude Tests, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Diagnostic Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Preschool Education, Screening Tests, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Standardized Tests
Test Collection, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 08541 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. Test Collection.
Note: For related document, see ED 213 547.