English Language Assessment and the Chinese Learner

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-14
  • Publisher: Routledge
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This book presents a comprehensive, up-to-date, relevant picture of English language assessment for students in China (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan) and for Chinese learners of English around the world.

Table of Contents

English Language Assessment and the Chinese Learner
Liying Cheng, Queen's University
The Reality of Language Assessment and the Chinese Learner in China and Beyond
The History of Examinations: Why, How and What to Select?
Validity and Test Validation: Views from Test Designers
The National Education Examinations Authority and its English Language Tests
The National College English Testing Committee of China
Developments of English Language Assessment in Public Examinations in Hong Kong
The Language Training and Testing Center, Taiwan: Past, Present and Future
The Language Training and Testing Center Test Use and Consequences: Views from Test Users
Test Quality: Theoretical/Conceptual Points of Views
From TOEFL pBT to TOEFL iBT: Recent Trends, Research Landscapes and Chinese Learners
IELTS: International English Language Testing System
Chinese Test-takers' Performance and Characteristics on the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery
The Public English Testing System
The Graduate School Entrance English Examination
The General English Proficiency Test (GEPT)
Test Quality: Empirical Studies
Chinese EFL Learners' Discoursal Performance in Cambridge ESOL FCE Speaking Test: Culture-specific or Test-driven?
Exploring the Relationship Between Chinese University Students' Attitudes Toward College English Test and Their Test Performance
Chinese EFL Students' Perceptions of the Classroom Assessment Environment and Their Goal Orientations
Should proofreading go? Examining the Selection Function and Washback of the Proofreading Subtest in the National Matriculation English Test in China
Computer-based Oral English Test as a Module of the National Matriculation English Test
The Hong Kong Certificate of Education: School-based Assessment Reform in Hong Kong English Language Education
The Link between Test Validity and Validation, and Test Use and the Consequences: Conclusion and Beyond
The Impact of English Language Assessment and the Chinese Learner in China and Beyond
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