ERIC Number: ED428551
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
French as a Second Language Placement Instruments for Senior High School Courses.
The guide describes and presents the placement instruments used in seven Alberta (Canada) high school French second language (FSL) courses at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. An introductory section explains the structure and use of the instruments and makes general recommendations for administering them. Subsequent sections contains the tests used for student self-assessment, assessment of oral production (including performance objectives, controlled oral interview, and picture description test), and assessment of written production (including performance objectives and a writing task). Within each of these sections, the testing protocol is explained and the instrument(s) presented. For assessment of oral and written production, specific performance objectives are provided for each course and rating suggestions are offered. An assessment results reporting sheet is included. Appended materials include pictures used in assessment of oral production, reading passages for assessment of written production, and an outline of the FSL program of studies. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada