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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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Niimi, Noriyasu; Matsuura, Nobukazu – Language Testing in Asia, 2022
Introduction: This paper describes the exploratory case and initial evaluation of the computer-based testing (CBT) prototype. The advantage of CBT over paper-based testing (PBT) is that it allows us to control the order of questions and provides test takers with continuous tasks capturing their thought processes. Additionally, their response…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Computer Assisted Testing, Reaction Time
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Rahman, Kh. Atikur; Hasan, Md. Kamrul; Namaziandost, Ehsan; Ibna Seraj, Prodhan Mahbub – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
This paper aims at exploring the issues related to implementing a formative assessment model namely School-Based Assessment (SBA) at secondary schools in Bangladesh. A qualitative study employing interviews with English teachers of grade 8 and the head teachers and FGDs with students from twelve secondary schools was conducted. Moreover, field…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Models, Program Implementation, Barriers
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Haggerty, John F.; Fox, Janna – Language Testing in Asia, 2015
Drawing on second language (L2) motivation constructs modelled on Dörnyei's (2009) L2 Motivational Self System, this study explores the relationship between language testing experience and the motivation to learn English among young adolescents (aged 12-15) in South Korea. A 40-item questionnaire was administered to middle-school students (N =…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Motivation, Language Tests, English (Second Language)
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Boonmusik, Apinya – Language Testing in Asia, 2011
This study focused on the use of teacher-designed Grammar tests for assessing Student s' grammar knowledge on certain topics after the same classroom learning experience. Traditional grammar tests are used with sample students to assess them along with two teacher-designed tests. Test 1 is made up of multiple choice, arranging words into sentence,…
Descriptors: Grammar, Language Tests, Teacher Made Tests, Grade 7