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Nobuhiro Kamiya – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
This study investigated to what extent the scores of two English tests are correlated to each other, namely, the English test of the "Common Test for University Admissions" (Common Test, henceforth) in Japan and the "TOEIC Bridge", a commercially available English test developed by "Educational Testing Service" (ETS)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Xueping Li; Yiru Wang – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
This study examines how the genre of input text influences Chinese young EFL learners' performance on continuation tasks. Participants were 30 students in Grade 9 and repeated-measures design was adopted to compare their performance on narrative and argumentative continuation tasks, in terms of writing quality, CAF indicators as well as alignment.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Task Analysis
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Hao Zhang – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
The Chinese National Matriculation English Test (NMET) has a test purpose of producing beneficial washback to promote senior high school English teaching and learning. This article presents a large-scale nationwide survey research on student perceptions of the NMET's before-test washback on their English learning outcomes in senior high school and…
Descriptors: Testing Problems, High School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Kuo-Zheng Feng – Language Testing in Asia, 2024
This study addressed a gap in existing research on Multiple-Choice (MC) cloze tests by focusing on the learners' perspective, specifically examining the difficulties faced by vocational high school students (VHSs). A nationwide sample of 293 VHSs participated, providing both quantitative and qualitative data through a self-developed questionnaire.…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Multiple Choice Tests, Cloze Procedure, Student Attitudes
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Tashmuradova, Buvsara; Prasad, K. D. V.; Ahmed Abdel-Al Ibrahim, Khaled; Sarabani, Leeda – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
Finding out which teaching strategies best support students learning is a key objective of educational research. Knowing this, this study investigated the comparative effects of consciousness-raising (CR) tasks and dynamic assessment (DA) on morphological awareness in an Afghani EFL context. To achieve this, 90 EFL grade 11 learners from three…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Morphology (Languages), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ahmadi Safa, Mohammad; Sheykholmoluki, Hamidreza – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
As a part of a larger project, this study reports a large-scale investigation of the impacts of the Iranian National University Entrance Examination (INUEE) on Iranian high school students and their parents. For this purpose, in a mixed methods research design, 1350 high school students selected based on convenience sampling from three western…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Entrance Examinations, Student Attitudes, Parent Attitudes
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Zhang, Ci; Xu, XiaoShu; Zhang, Yunfeng – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
This study presents the validation process of a listening test based on a communicative language test proposed by Bachman (Fundamental considerations in language testing, 1990). It was administered to third-grade high school students by the sixteen Korean Provincial Offices of Education for Curriculum and Evaluation in September 2012 to assess…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Listening Comprehension Tests
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Azizi, Zeinab; Ismail, Sayed M. – Language Testing in Asia, 2023
There has been a growing call for listening to test-takers' voices across diverse assessment contexts. Within classroom assessment (CA), however, test-takers' voices on ethics are under-researched in the high school context of Iran. Hence, this study purported to disclose Iranian high school test-takers' (n = 15) perceptions of the ethical…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Akase, Masaki – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
The purpose of this study is to equate and further validate three forms of the vocabulary size test (VST) created by Aizawa and Mochizuki (2010). These three forms, VST 1, 2, and 3, were administered to a cohort of 189 high school students ranging in age from 16 to 18 in April of their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year of high school. Although these…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills, Language Tests, Longitudinal Studies
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Al Sharoufi, Hussain – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
This study investigates the efficacy of a new testing tool, a Web-based application known as the Academic Writing Wizard (AWW), in creating a unified English technology-based writing curriculum in the Arabian Gulf countries, focusing particularly on the case of Oman. The application was piloted in three Oman high schools selected by the Omani…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Technology Uses in Education, Writing Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Dong, Manxia – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Learners' views of a test have been regarded as a crucial source of evidence of a test's construct validity as well as a measurement of its impact. This study investigates students' (N = 3105) perceptions of the National Matriculation English Test (NMET), a high-stakes test in China, and explores the influences of school status and classroom…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Kamiya, Nobuhiro – Language Testing in Asia, 2017
The National Center Test is a test that high school graduates take in order to be matriculated into the majority of universities in Japan. Its English section (NCT), though, is scheduled to be replaced by commercially available private English tests of four skills (reading, listening, speaking, writing) due to the fact that NCT currently measures…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Tests, Second Language Learning, High School Graduates
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Fernandez, Miguel; Siddiqui, Athar Munir – Language Testing in Asia, 2017
Background: Marking of essays is mainly carried out by human raters who bring in their own subjective and idiosyncratic evaluation criteria, which sometimes lead to discrepancy. This discrepancy may in turn raise issues like reliability and fairness. The current research attempts to explore the evaluation criteria of markers on a national level…
Descriptors: Grading, Evaluators, Evaluation Criteria, High Stakes Tests
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Lim, Jonna Marie A. – Language Testing in Asia, 2013
Rubrics have been widely recognized by writing teachers for its efficiency in facilitating grading and its potential to be instructive. However, its use and value in oral production assessments still remain to be proven. Thus, this qualitative study was designed to explore the students' perceived uses of rubrics and their actual use of rubrics in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Writing Evaluation, Scoring Rubrics
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Sanonguthai, Suchada – Language Testing in Asia, 2011
The study explores how effective teaching IELTS writing module through English debate can be for 20 students in their last year in high at a private school in Thailand. The school has acquired Ms Cynthia Luo, a debate coach of the school, to teach Grade 12B academic writing course and this has made it possible for the students to brainstorm,…
Descriptors: Debate, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language Tests
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