Language Testing Simplified for Language Teachers
Language testing is a very important part of §language teaching discipline for it is used as the §most effective and beneficial way in assessing the §gaining and achievement level of learners throughout §a language program. Language teaching and testing §have a reflective impact over each other, the §outcomes of tests are also used for program §evaluation purposes. This book aims to simplify the §issues of language testing for language teachers. §Theoretical aspects of language testing, test §questions, assessment procedures and evaluation §issues are presented in simplified forms. Samples of §test questions that are most prefered by language §teachers and test designers are presented with §instructions, question forms and answers so that §teachers can see-and-do them. Construction of §language tests is a demanding process and the test §designers must pay attention to certain principles §and factors,and follow certain steps through the §design, development, operation and monitoring stages §of tests. To ensure this, simplicity and §practicality are given priority in this book so that §test designers can use it as a simplified guide for §testing purposes.