Language Assessment | Principles and Classroom Practices, 2E
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Product:Language Assessment | Principles and Classroom Practices, 2E, Book series:Pearson Books for Teachers,Written by, Published byPearson
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Language Assessmentprovides teachers with a clear presentation of the essentials for assessing second language learning fairly and effectively. This updated second edition includes new research andnbsp;information on standardized tests, a new chapter on form-focused assessment, and a concise glossary of terms. nbsp; With a focus on the most common pedagogical challenge ndash;nbsp;classroom-based assessment ndash;nbsp;Language Assessmentdelivers useful tools for evaluating and designing practical, effective assessment techniques. nbsp; 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 onnbsp;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 overallnbsp;evaluation of student performance. Comprehensive presentation of alternatives in assessment, such as portfolios, journals, conferences, observations, interviews, and self- or peer-assessment.