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Title: Language Testing and Assessment
Subtitle: An Advanced Resource Book
Written By: Glenn Fulcher
Fred Davidson
Series Title: Routledge Applied Linguistics

Language Testing and Assessment:

*introduces students to the key methods and debates surrounding language
testing and assessment

*explores the testing of linguistic competence of children, students,
asylum seekers and many others in context of the uses to which such
research can be put

*presents influential and seminal readings in testing and assessment by
names such as Michael Canale and Merrill Swain, Michael Kane, Alan Davies,
Lee Cronbach and Paul Meehl and Pamela Moss.

Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, Language
Testing and Assessment is an essential resource for students and
researchers of Applied Linguistics.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): None
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415338697
ISBN-13: 9780415338691
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 110.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415338700
ISBN-13: 9780415338707
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 33.95