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Testing times for English teaching firm as it taps examination market - ecns

Testing times for English teaching firm as it taps examination market - ecns | Articles re. education | Scoop.it
Testing times for English teaching firm as it taps examination market
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A new test!  I wonder a) what it's like (I guess I'll have to take a good look);  b) how effective it is and c) if it is more fun than IELTS which I have taught - and hated!  Actually, they haven't finished designing it and it seems to be aimed at the Chinese market.  Currently free... but watch this space.  Obviously people are already saying it will not produce accurate results but this might be a case of sour grapes.  Perhaps TOEFL, TOEIC and IELTS have had global domination for too long

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Designing Good Tests: Principles Into Practice

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Keith Morrow is the editor of ELT Journal and has worked in language testing for many years. He was involved in developing some of the first ‘communicative’ language tests, and is curre...
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