A Guide to Language Testing: Development, Evaluation, by Dr. Grant Henning

By Dr. Grant Henning

This textbook is a realistic consultant to language try improvement for lecture room use, academic software assessment, placement at educational degrees, dimension and examine. It has served for a few years as a vintage school room textbook at either graduate and undergraduate collage degrees. This new version makes it to be had once more at cost-efficient for pupil use. It offers precious information regarding reliability and validity estimation and approximately try out and questionnaire improvement for various academic and assessment reasons. It contains details important for the advance of either paper-and-pencil and computer-adaptive size tools.

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