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ERIC Number: EJ1211305
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Apr
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0033-6882
In Conversation with John Read on Language Testing and Assessment
Pang, Alvin
RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, v50 n1 p202-207 Apr 2019
John Read is about to retire as Professor in Applied Language Studies at the University of Auckland. He previously taught applied linguistics, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at Victoria University of Wellington, the SEAMEO Regional Language Centre, the University of Texas El Paso, and Indiana University. He specializes in language testing and assessment, including vocabulary assessment and the testing of English for academic and professional purposes. Earlier in his career he was extensively involved with the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) as a test administrator, consultant, and principal investigator for three IELTS-funded research projects. More recently, he was a member of the Committee of Examiners for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for a four-year term (2011-15). This article presents an interview with John Read on language testing and assessment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Test of English as a Foreign Language; International English Language Testing System