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Wang, Chao; Yan, Jiaolan; Liu, Bao – English Language Teaching, 2014
Based on Bailey's washback model, in respect of participants, process and products, the present empirical study was conducted to find the actual washback effects of the internet-based College English Test Band 4 (IB CET-4). The methods adopted are questionnaires, class observation, interview and the analysis of both the CET-4 teaching and testing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, College Students
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Erfani, Shiva Seyed – English Language Teaching, 2012
One consequence of test use in the English-language teaching community is the negative washback of tests on teaching and learning. Test preparation courses are often seen as part of the more general issue of washback. IELTS and TOEFL iBT tests, focusing on communicative competence, are anticipated to have positive washback effect on how English is…
Descriptors: Language Tests, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Testing Problems