Language Testing and Validation by Cyril J. Weir
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Language Testing and Validation
By Cyril J. Weir

Language Testing and Validation

An Evidence-Based Approach

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Language Testing and Validation by Cyril J. Weir

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Tests for the measurement of language abilities must be constructed according to a coherent validity framework based on the latest developments in theory and practice. This innovative book, by a world authority on language testing, deals with all key aspects of language test design and implementation. It provides a road map to effective testing based on the latest approaches to test validation. A book for all MA students in Applied Linguistics or TESOL, and for professional language teachers

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403911896
ISBN-10: 1403911894
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Pages: 315
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 21-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Exploring Language Frameworks by Cyril J. Weir Exploring Language Frameworks, Paperback (January 2013)

This volume explores the impact of language frameworks on learning, teaching and assessment, viewed from the perspective of policies, procedures and challenges.

IELTS Collected Papers 2 by Cyril J. Weir IELTS Collected Papers 2, Paperback (February 2012)

This volume reports research that informs the development of reading and listening assessment in IELTS.

Language Testing Matters by Cyril J. Weir Language Testing Matters, Paperback (January 2010)

This volume explores the social and educational impact of language testing and assessment.

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Author Biography - Cyril J. Weir

CYRIL WEIR is Powdrill Professor of English Language Acquisition and Director of the Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment at the University of Luton, UK. He has taught and provided consultancy in language testing, evaluation and curriculum renewal in over fifty countries worldwide. He has published widely in the fields of testing and evaluation. His books include Communicative Language Testing and Understanding and Developing Language Tests. Also as Co-Author, Reading in a Second Language and Evaluation in ELT. He is on the editorial board of Language Assessment Quarterly.

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