Principles of Language Assessment

Chapter 2

Principles of Language Assessment        page 25-51
Book Name: Language Assessment Principles and Classroom Practice
Written by: H. Douglas Brown and Priyanvada Abeywickrama
Summarized by: S.Mojarradi                      
How principles of language assessment can and should be applied to formal tests but with the ultimate recognition that these principles also apply to assessments of all kinds.
How do you know if a test is effective, appropriate useful, or, in down-to-earth terms, a good test?
Can it be given within appropriate administrative constraints? Is it dependable? Does it accurately measure what you want it to measure?
Is the language in the test representative of real – world language use? Does the test provide information that is useful for the learner?

There are five cardinal criteria for “testing a test “



S Mojarradi
S Mojarradi
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