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Title: Language Testing and Validation
Subtitle: An Evidence-Based Approach
Written By: Cyril J Weir

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.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403911886
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320
Prices: U.K. £ 55.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1403911894
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320
Prices: U.K. £ 18.99