Assessing Language Ability in the Classroom

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Language(s): American English

Author : Andrew D. Cohen


198 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1980

©1994 , Published

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This second edition presents various principles for guiding teachers through the assessment process (dictation, cloze summary, oral interview, role plays, portfolio assessment techniques).


Accessible to novices in the field of language assessment

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Topics include speech acts, written and oral portfolios, innovative means of assessing reading ability, computers in assessment, computer-based tests.

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