ERIC Number: EJ432974
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Cloze Test as an Integrative Measure of EFL Proficiency: A Substitute for Essays on College Entrance Examinations?
Fotos, Sandra S.
Language Learning, v41 n3 p313-36 Sep 1991
Analysis of the use of a cloze-procedure test to measure the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) proficiency of Japanese college students revealed that the cloze test correlated significantly with an essay test and improved prediction of ESL proficiency, suggesting that carefully constructed cloze tests could be useful in integrative language assessment. (28 references) (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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