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ERIC Number: EJ819203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-1094-3501
Introducing Standardized EFL/ESL Exams
Laborda, Jesus Garcia
Language Learning & Technology, v11 n2 p3-9 Jun 2007
This article presents the features, and a brief comparison, of some of the most well-known high-stakes exams. They are classified in the following fashion: tests that only include multiple-choice questions, tests that include writing and multiple-choice questions, and tests that include speaking questions. The tests reviewed are: BULATS, IELTS, TOEFL, ACT ESL placement test, BEST Plus, Computerized English Skills Assessment (CELSA), WebCAPE (Computerized Adaptive Placement Exam), and iBT TOEFL. (Contains 3 figures and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment