Testing for Language Teachers

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Testing for Language Teachers
Arthur Hughes
Type: eBook
Released: 1989
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Page Count: 93
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0521272602
ISBN-13: 9780521272605
The main objective of this text is to assist language teachers in writing better tests.Testing for Language Teachers Textbook The author defines a good test as one that contains validity, reliability, practicality and a positive reaction. Hughes offers practical and realistic guidance on how to create a good test. The author pays special attention to the effect of testing on teaching - a test should not only be reliable and valid but should also have a positive effect on teaching. Chapters on the testing of writing, oral ability, reading, listening, grammar and vocabulary, and test administration are included. Also included are testing techniques that have been proven to be useful for teachers, and statistics that enable teachers to interpret test results. Reader activities can be found at the end of each chapter. Book Description This second edition remains the most practical guide to testing language. It has a new chapter on testing young learners. --This text refers to an alternate edition.

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