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ERIC Number: EJ236890
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
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Testing the Language Ability of the West Indian Pupil in a Junior School.
Weir, Ken
English Language Teaching Journal, v34 n4 p301-08 Jul 1980
Given that a pupil's capacity to learn is based largely on his/her ability to handle language, the results of achievement tests within the immigrant communities have highlighted the culture-laden nature of these tests. They are unfair in assessing the immigrants' language and academic ability. (PJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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