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Basic Information & Issues Related To Language Assessment

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Assessment procedures should be used to achieve three main purposes: Providing end-of-term grading or certification (summative evaluation) Providing information on the learner’s strengths and weaknesses (formative evaluation) Helping the teacher and/or learner to plan further work (integrative evaluation) When assessing learning outcomes, the teacher should be concerned with...
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Question Types to Test Your Students’ English Skills

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As a teacher of English, you need to test your students’ English periodically to know to what extent they learned the language. Learning English should include mainly learning vocabulary and grammar. In addition, you should test their reading comprehension and writing skill. If you want your test to...
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20 Questions to Ask Before Printing Your Test

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Ask and answer the following questions before printing any test. Improve the test, then go ahead to print it. 1. What is the main purpose of the test? Does it test achievement or proficiency? Is it at the end of the month or the term? What is the...
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The Cycle of Creating a Good Language Test

the cycle of creating good language test
1. The Decision of Providing and Making the Test The headmaster usually makes this decision. The administration or the supervisor usually selects a teacher to construct the test. Or the teacher himself decides to make and provide the test as a formative kind of assessment of students’ learning....
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