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ERIC Number: EJ361120
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Tests of Oral Performance: The Need for Data-based Criteria.
Fulcher, Glenn
ELT Journal, v41 n4 p287-91 Oct 1987
Communicative oral language tests have claimed high content validity, but have also elicited concern that the assessment scales are based on theory with little empirical justification. A new approach to construct validity can be found in discourse analysis, which could lead to the development of new communicative discourse tests in all skills. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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