Language Assessment: Principles and Classroom Practices

Language Assessment provides a clear presentation of the essentials for assessing second language learning fairly and effectively. This edition includes new research and information on standardized tests, a chapter on form-focused assessment, and a concise glossary.

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By H. Douglas Brown and Priyanvada Abeywickrama

Language Assessment provides a clear, comprehensive survey of the essential principles of assessing second language learning. The third edition has been revised to include research updates, a new section on the use of rubrics, a description of evaluation beyond letter grading and numerical scoring, and a reorganization of chapters.

  • Fundamental principles for evaluating and designing classroom-based assessment procedures, including practical examples at multiple ability levels and skills.
  • Systematic treatment of assessing all four language skills as well as assessing grammatical and vocabulary knowledge.
  • Thorough description of standards-based testing, standardized testing, and rubrics-based assessment.

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Print Book 9780134860220