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ERIC Number: EJ457609
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0265-5322
Translation as a Language Testing Procedure: Does It Work?
Buck, Gary
Language Testing, v9 n2 p123-48 1992
Two studies are reported that examined translation from second language to first language as a testing procedure. Results suggest that the widespread rejection of translation as a language testing procedure by teachers and testers is probably not warranted on psychometric grounds, but that it should be used with extreme care. (10 references) (Author/LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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