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ERIC Number: EJ549221
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0265-5322
The Effect of Interlocutor and Assessment Mode Variables in Overseas Assessments of Speaking Skills in Occupational Settings.
McNamara, T. F.; Lumley, Tom
Language Testing, v14 n2 p140-56 Jul 1997
Investigates potential problems with training native speaker interlocutors to carry out a series of oral interactions with a candidate for overseas employment with the Australian government. Findings reveal the effects of interlocutor variables and audiotape quality on ratings. Evaluates the overall feasibility of the procedure and examines implications for test administration. (20 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia