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Testing for language teachers

Author: Arthur Hughes
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge language teaching library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
This 2nd edition includes a new chapter on testing young learners and features expanded chapters on common test techniques and testing overall ability. There is also an additional appendix on item banking and a revised appendix on statistical analysis of test data.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Hughes
ISBN: 0521823250 9780521823258 0521484952 9780521484954 312533876X 9783125338760
OCLC Number: 51234145
Notes: Previous edition: 1989.
Description: xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Teaching and testing --
Testing as problem solving: an overview of the book --
Kinds of tests and testing --
Validity --
Reliability --
Achieving beneficial backwash --
Common test techniques --
Stages of test development --
Testing writing --
Testing oral ability --
Testing reading --
Testing listening --
Testing grammar and vocabulary --
Testing overall ability --
Tests for young learners --
Test administration.
Series Title: Cambridge language teaching library.
Responsibility: Arthur Hughes.
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This second edition remains the most practical guide to testing language. It has a new chapter on testing young learners.  Read more...


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