This volume explores the process of aligning language tests with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
This volume documents the development of the Cambridge ESOL Certificates in English Language Skills (CELS), a suite of modular examinations first offered in 2002.
This volume reports on the development of the Advanced English Reading Test in China.
This book documents a major study comparing the Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) with the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
This book aims to provide language testers with a background in the conversation analytic framework.
This volume offers an explanatory account of the progress of academic language proficiency testing in the UK.
This book is a centenary volume to mark 100 years of Cambridge English exams.
This book offers insights into the concept that a test can be used to encourage innovation in the classroom.
The book investigates the linguistic and processing factors underpinning Japanese EFL learners' reading comprehension performance.
This Dictionary of Language Testing contains some 600 entries on language assessment
Proceedings of the 2001 ALTE conference.
This volume examines the historical development of the First Certificate in English (FCE) and the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE).
The book examines the nature of second language reading proficiency and how it can be assessed.
The book examines the nature of second language speaking proficiency and how it can be assessed.
This volume describes the theory and practice of Cambridge ESOL's approach to assessing second language writing ability.
A collection of 28 invited papers surveying the state of the art in language testing.
This volume explores the impact of language frameworks on learning, teaching and assessment, viewed from the perspective of policies, procedures and challenges.
This collection of papers from 19th LTRC brought to sharp focus Fairness in Language Testing.
This volume contains ten research studies which informed the revised IELTS Speaking and Writing Modules, 2001 and 2005.
This volume reports research that informs the development of reading and listening assessment in IELTS.
This volume investigates the washback of the IELTS Writing test on English for Academic Purposes provision.
This book analyses the impact of the IELTS test and the Progetto Lingue programme on a range of stakeholders.
The focus of this book is computer based assessment of the receptive skills.
This book describes the revision of the Cambridge ESOL Business English certificates, offering a unique insight into test revision.
This volume explores the social and educational impact of language testing and assessment.
This book investigates the relationships between learner strategy use and performance.
This volume establishes how English language constructs were measured in Cambridge English examinations over the period 1913 to 2012.
The glossary, produced by ALTE, contains entries in ten languages, and is available in CD-ROM
The volume explores the impact of multilingualism on language assessment, including setting common standards and sustaining linguistic diversity.
This volume contains a selection of research papers that were presented at the 15th Annual Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC).
This book reports on a two-part study: the validation of a test of spoken English for Norwegian secondary school pupils and the corpus-based investigation of the role played by 'smallwords'.
This book investigates the influence of test taker characteristics on performance in tests of English as a foreign language by exploring the relationships between these two groups of variables.
This book studies the effect of background knowledge on reading comprehension and investigates whether tertiary level English language students should be given reading proficiency tests in their own academic subject areas.
This book documents the speaking component of a test designed for immigrants to Australia.
This study analyses the effects of an examination which was designed to serve as a 'lever for change'.
This book aims to provide practitioners of Verbal protocol analysis with understanding and background