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Assessing Speaking

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Assessing Speaking

Assessing Speaking

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Sari Luoma

English Type

International English







Date Published

June 2004

Product description

The assessment of language learners is of growing importance in English language teaching and applied linguistics. While there has been a considerable body of work undertaken on assessing the writing abilities of language learners, the issues surrounding the assessment of learners' speaking abilities are still emerging. This book combines theoretical insights into speaking ability, reference to key research findings and practical advice on how to design and develop suitable assessment tasks.

Key features

  • A comprehensive review of research related to speaking assessment.
  • A systematic and practical approach to the design of speaking tests.
  • Accessible to teachers who need to devise speaking tests.

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