Product Description & Reviews
Language Assessment provides teachers with a clear presentation of the essentials for assessing second language learning fairly and effectively. This updated second edition includes new research and information on standardized tests, a new chapter on form-focused assessment, and a concise glossary of terms. With a focus on the most common pedagogical challenge — classroom-based assessment — Language Assessment delivers useful tools for evaluating and designing practical, effective assessment techniques. Features: Updated references and new information reflecting recent advances and current challenges in the field. Classification of assessment techniques ranging from controlled to open-ended item types on a specified continuum of micro- and macroskills of language. Systematic treatment of assessment for all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) as well as grammar and vocabulary. Discussion of large-scale standardized tests, the ethics of testing, letter grading, and overall evaluation of student performance. Comprehensive presentation of alternatives in assessment, such as portfolios, journals, conferences, observations, interviews, and self- or peer-assessment. New Features Chapter objectives that preview content and goals A new chapter on form-focused assessment An appendix of commercially available tests A concise glossary of assessment terms
Features & Highlights
|Manufacturer:||Pearson Education ESL|
|Publisher:||Pearson Education ESL|
|Studio:||Pearson Education ESL|
|Item Weight:||1.2 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.7 x 9.1 x 9.1 inches|
|Package Weight:||1.2 pounds|
|Package Size:||7.1 x 0.9 x 0.9 inches|
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