Editor: Gabriele Kasper
Editor: Steven John Ross
Hardback: ISBN: 9781137003515 Pages: Price: U.K. £ Comment: 65
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This volume is the first book-length collection of studies on the assessment of pragmatic competencies in a second or foreign language. Grounded in theoretical perspectives on communicative and interactional competencies, the first section of the book examines the reception and production of speech acts through a variety of assessment methods and a range of quantitative and qualitative analyses. The second section investigates interviewer and candidate interaction in different forms of oral proficiency interview.