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ERIC Number: EJ308489
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Is There a Global Factor of Language Proficiency? A Critique of Oller and Hinofotis (1980).
Pang, Lee Yick
International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, v22 n3 p203-12 Aug 1984
Examines and contests the claim that all language tests are in reality testing the same underlying ability which is very similar to the Spearman g-factor for intelligence. Conclusions indicate that the argument for the existence of a g-factor in language tests is not tenable on statistical grounds. (SL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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