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ERIC Number: EJ527757
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0346-251X
Native Speaker Performance Validity: In Vain or for Gain?
Jafarpur, Abdoljavad
System, v24 n1 p89-95 Mar 1996
Explores the feasibility of native speaker performance criterion for validating tests for nonnative speakers. The article analyzes the results of a cloze test administered to 202 Americans and 323 students of English as a Foreign Language. Findings suggest that the efficacy of the cloze procedure is in question more than ever before. (72 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Test of English as a Foreign Language