Developments in English Language Assessment APEC Strategic Plan for English and Other Languages, September 2008 (Printed Februrary 2009)

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Developments in English Language Assessment APEC Strategic Plan for English and Other Languages, September 2008 (Printed Februrary 2009)

Publication Number

APEC#209-HR-01.1

Published Date

February 2009

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Human Resources Development Working Group(HRDWG)

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713

Pages

17

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Description

This paper reviews some developments and issues related to English language assessment in select APEC economies and identifies several exemplary frameworks for guiding the development of large-scale, high-stakes assessments of English as a foreign language ability.
 

  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Recent Developments in Major High-stakes Tests of EFL Ability
  • Current Issues in English Language Assessment and APEC Economies
  • Global Standards for Assessing L2 Ability
  • Frameworks for Developing High-stakes EFL Tests
  • Conclusion
  • References

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