ERIC Number: ED428575
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Publication Date: 1998
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Talking and Testing: Discourse Approaches to the Assessment of Oral Proficiency. Studies in Bilingualism, Volume 14.
Young, Richard, Ed.; He, Agnes Weiyun, Ed.
Papers on second language oral proficiency testing include: "Language Proficiency Interviews: A Discourse Approach" (Agnes Weiyun He, Richard Young); "Re-Analyzing the OPI: How Much Does It Look Like Natural Conversation?" (Marysia Johnson, Andrea Tyler); "Evaluating Learner Interactional Skills: Conversation at the Micro Level" (Heidi Riggenbach); "What Happens When There's No One To Talk To? Spanish Foreign Language Discourse in Simulated Oral Proficiency Interviews" (Dale April Koike); "Answering Questions in LPIs: A Case Study" (Agnes Weiyun He); "Framing the Language Proficiency Interview as a Speech Event: Native and Non-native Speakers' Questions" (Carol Lynn Moder, Gene B. Halleck); "Miscommunication in Language Proficiency Interviews of First-Year German Students: A Comparison with Natural Conversation" (Maria M. Egbert); "Knowledge Structures in Oral Proficiency Interviews for International Teaching Assistants" (Bernard Mohan); "The Use of Communication Strategies in Language Proficiency Interviews" (Yumiko Yoshida-Morise); "Meaning Negotiation in the Hungarian Oral Proficiency Examination of English" (Lucy Katona); "Maintaining American Face in the Korean Oral Exam: Reflections on the Power of Cross-Cultural Context" (Catherine E. Davies); "Confirmation Sequences as Interactional Resources in Korean Language Proficiency Interviews" (Kyu-hyun Kim, Kyung-hee Suh); "Divergent Frame Interpretations in Oral Proficiency Interview Interaction" (Steven Ross); and "'Let Them Eat Cake!' or How To Avoid Losing Your Head in Cross-Cultural Conversations" (Richard Young, Gene B. Halleck). (MSE)
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Cultural Context, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, German, Higher Education, Interaction, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Interviews, Introductory Courses, Korean, Language Proficiency, Language Tests, Oral Language, Questioning Techniques, Second Languages, Simulation, Sociocultural Patterns, Spanish, Teaching Assistants, Testing
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