Language Testing and Validation
An Evidence-Based Approach
By (author) Cyril J. Weir
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Language Testing and Validation by Cyril J. Weir
Book DescriptionTests 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 DetailsISBN: 9781403911896
(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 21-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Cyril J. Weir
Measured Constructs, Paperback (May 2013)
This volume establishes how English language constructs were measured in Cambridge English examinations over the period 1913 to 2012.
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, Paperback (February 2012)
This volume reports research that informs the development of reading and listening assessment in IELTS.
Language Testing Matters, Paperback (January 2010)» View all books by Cyril J. Weir
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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