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By Glenn Fulcher, Fred Davidson

The Routledge instruction manual of Language Testing bargains a serious and finished evaluate of language checking out and evaluation in the fields of utilized linguistics and language research.

An figuring out of language checking out is vital for utilized linguistic study, language schooling, and a starting to be diversity of public coverage matters. This guide is an critical creation and connection with the examine of the topic. especially commissioned chapters through prime teachers and researchers of language checking out deal with crucial themes dealing with researchers and practitioners, together with:

  • An evaluation of the most important concerns in language testing
  • Key study tools and methods in language try out validation
  • The social and moral features of language testing
  • The philosophical and old underpinnings of evaluate practices
  • The key literature within the field
  • Test layout and improvement practices via use of useful examples

The Routledge guide of Language trying out is the best source for postgraduate scholars, language lecturers, and people operating within the box of utilized linguistics.

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Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 795–813. Douglas, D. (2000). Assessing Language for Specific Purposes. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Finocchiaro, M. and Sako, S. (1983). Foreign Language Testing: a practical approach. New York, NY: Regents Publishing Company. Fulcher, G. and Davidson, F. (2007). Language Testing and Assessment: an advanced resource book. London, UK: Routledge. Halliday, M. A. K. and Hasan, R.

Introduction: the concept of validation in language testing. In A. Cumming and R. Berwick (eds), Validation in Language Testing. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters, 1–14. Davies, A. and Elder, C. (2005). Validity and validation in language testing. In E. ), Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 795–813. Douglas, D. (2000). Assessing Language for Specific Purposes. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Finocchiaro, M. and Sako, S.

Designing a computer-delivered test of productive grammatical ability. Language Testing 27: 443–69. Cherryholmes, C. (1988). Power and Criticism: poststructural investigations in education. New York, NY: Teachers College Press. Cronbach, L. (1988). Five perspectives on validity argument. In H. Wainer and H. Braun (eds), Test Validity. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 3–17. Cronbach, L. J. and Meehl, P. E. (1955). Construct validity in psychological tests. Psychological Bulletin 52: 281–302. Cumming, A.

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