ERIC Number: EJ305516
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Testing Speaking Ability in the Classroom: The Semi-Direct Alternative.
Larson, Jerry W.
Foreign Language Annals, v17 n5 p499-507 Oct 1984
Discusses a method of measuring oral proficiency in a foreign language called semi-direct testing which elicits active speech by the examinee through means such as tape recordings, printed test booklets, or other methods rather than face-to-face interviews. Describes a study comparing scores of semi-direct and direct tests of German and Spanish. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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