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16 Tips to Prepare a Good Language Test

How to prepare a good language test? Here is a list of 16 tips to consider when you are about to prepare your test. 1- Determine the purpose of the test. 2- Define the content area to be tested. 3- Choose and prepare appropriate and relevant items. 4-...
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Why Writing Effective Test Items is a Challenge

It is not easy to construct a good test to measure what you want. Writing good effective test items is a difficult job as it needs much practice and experience. These items must achieve many things to be considered good ones. The following are some. Functions of the...
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How to Avoid Negative Effects of Tests on Students

Some educators argue against using tests saying that students study for tests only at the end of the semester or when the school year is about to finish while not work throughout the course and once the test has finished, students forget all that had been learned. Others...
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