Sari Luoma outlines current language assessment paradigms and research design and develop suitable speaking tests and assessment tools for their students. Assessing Speaking (Cambridge Language Assessment) [Sari Luoma] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Speaking is a central yet complex. December Volume 9, Number 3 Contents | TESL-EJ Top Assessing Speaking Author: Sari Luoma () Publisher: New York: Cambridge University .
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At the same time, the book illustrates practical examples in the development of tasks for speaking tests Chapters 5 through 7 and the final chapter focuses on the procedures for ensuring the validity and reliability of test designs and the overall conduct of assessment Chapter 8.
For example, the testing of pronunciation is very different from the assessment of spoken grammar or the testing of speaking in meaningful interaction. Trivia About Assessing Speaking. Luoma emphasizes the requisite need for teachers and researchers to first define the kind of speaking they want to test before they develop or adapt test tasks and rating criteria.
In following this, classroom teachers will develop a heightened awareness of the components and steps of assessing speaking within their own classrooms. Speaking tasks; 4, Speaking scales; 5. This book outlines current language assessment paradigms, outlines in an accessible manner the research in the field, and provides teachers and test developers with practical guidelines to design and develop suitable speaking tests and assessment tools for their students.
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Goya Champuru rated it liked it Jul 23, Current research in test design and preparation of test tasks are reviewed Chapter 3 and examples of rating scales used by established testing institutions Chapter 4 are provided. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Developing test specifications; 7. She adds that examinees must be informed about what is being measured in the speaking tests and that the teachers and researchers need to make sure that the testing and rating processes follow a designed plan.
The book offers guidelines and procedures in test development which could have been explored some more to include specific examples that could be easily adapted in the classroom or in training programs that target the development of fluency in the second language. No trivia or quizzes yet.
The choice of sample rating scales and test tasks in speaking are generally justified within the specific goals set forth in Luoma’s introduction and series editors’ preface.
Account Options Sign in. This is a challenge for classroom teachers and researchers of learners’ speaking abilities. The strength of the book relies on a considerable focus on construct validity in the assessment of speaking and a constant reminder of this concept is repeated in the discussions and chapter summaries.
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