ERIC Number: ED275162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Practice and Problems in Language Testing. Papers from the International Symposium on Language Testing (7th, Colchester, England, 1984). Occasional Papers, No. 29.
Culhane, Terry, Ed.; And Others
Papers include: "ESP Tests: The Problem of Student Background Discipline (J. C. Alderson, A. H. Urquhart); "The Lexical Richness of L2 Written Productions and the Validity of Vocabulary Tests" (P. J. L. Arnaud); "The Construction of a Modular Thematic Task Bound English Language Achievement Test Battery for Kuwait" (M. I. Baghdady); "The Fill-In Test: A Modified Multiple-Choice Cloze Technique to Test Reading Comprehension of English as a Foreign Language (M. Bensoussan, R. Ramraz); "Self-Assessment in English as a Foreign Language: Some Preliminary Ideas" (N. A. Berkoff); "Testing Listening Comprehension: Notions and Functions as 'Discrete Points' in a Communicative Context" (M. Boeijen); "Can Grammatical Correctness and Communication Be Tested Simultaneously?" (B. Falk);"Advance Prediction of Difficulty with C-Tests" (C. Klein-Braley); "A Regression Analysis of Direct and Indirect Measures of English as a Second Language Writing Compositions" (K. Perkins); "The Factorial Validity of C-Tests" (U. Raatz); "Language Tests as Indicators of Academic Achievement" (P. M. Rea); "Input and Output in Language Testing" (E. Shohamy); "Language Testing with Immigrant Children" (E. Sussmilch); and "'Classroom Language'--A Neglected Area in Foreign Language Teaching and Testing" (B. Voss). (MSE)
Descriptors: Children, Classroom Communication, Cloze Procedure, Communicative Competence (Languages), Elementary Secondary Education, English for Science and Technology, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Grammar, Higher Education, Immigrants, Language Tests, Listening Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Test Construction, Test Validity, Testing Problems, Vocabulary Development, Writing Evaluation
Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, C04 3SQ, England (3 British pounds).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Essex Univ., Colchester (England). Dept. of Language and Linguistics.
Note: For individual papers, see ED 227 652 and FL 016 067-079.