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Assessing Reading

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Assessing Reading

Assessing Reading

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J. Charles Alderson

English Type

International English







Date Published

February 2000

Product description

Written by a leading expert in both language testing and the nature of reading in a second or foreign language, this book provides a comprehensive treatment of the assessment of reading in a foreign or second language. The book reviews theory, research, and practice in the assessment of reading. It provides the novice with a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of reading assessment, and the researcher with an in-depth discussion of the major issues in the field.

Key features

  • Includes a review of research into the psychological, social, and cognitive factors involved in reading.
  • Provides comprehensive guidance on assessment, and test construction.
  • Discusses the implications for assessment of computer-based testing.

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