Sari Luoma outlines current language assessment paradigms and research design and develop suitable speaking tests and assessment tools for their students. Assessing Speaking (Cambridge Language Assessment) [Sari Luoma] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Speaking is a central yet complex. December Volume 9, Number 3 Contents | TESL-EJ Top Assessing Speaking Author: Sari Luoma () Publisher: New York: Cambridge University .

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 12 5 This book takes teachers and language testers through the research on the assessment of speaking as well as through current tests of speaking.

The discussion of applied linguistic theories on the nature of speaking Chapter 2 offers interesting insights to experienced scholars and provides valuable background information to classroom teachers who want to assess their students’ ability to speak in a second or foreign language.

Preview — Assessing Speaking by Sari Luoma. Assessing Speaking Sari Luoma. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 15 5 Just like its predecessors, Luoma’s book intends to provide both classroom teachers and language researchers an adequate discussion of the issues in the assessment of learners’ language skills.

Lana rated it really liked it Sep 01, Bachman and published by Cambridge University Press. This book takes teachers speakinf language testers through the research on the assessment assessung speaking as well as through current tests of speaking.

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Knowing what to test specifically and how to conduct the testing process require applicable theories and valid procedures that map out the direction of the assessment strategy. Assessing Vocabulary John Read. Weir Limited preview – Return to Book Page. Ali Syahrir rated it liked it Jun 14, Bethariaspandia marked it as to-read Aug 29, Sari Luoma Publisher: Heba Alsayyad marked it as to-read Aug 20, For example, the testing of pronunciation is very different from the assessment of spoken grammar or the testing of speaking in meaningful interaction.

David Estrella marked it as to-read Aug 28, To date, the issues surrounding the assessment of second language learners’ speaking abilities have not been explored in depth. Moreover, credible procedures in arriving at a rating score whether the assessment calls for different raters or just one teacher are needed to be established in the test design. Remember me on this computer.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The book then guides language testers through the stages of test tasks, rating practices and design.

Nurdiana Hathaway rated it really liked it Mar 26, Itziar marked it as to-read Mar 15, Julian Heather added it Jul 11, Current research in test design and preparation of test tasks are reviewed Chapter 3 and examples of rating scales used by established testing institutions Chapter 4 are provided.

As a result, drawing upon applied linguistic theories on what is to be tested in speaking becomes lkoma for teachers and researchers. Eduardo Betancourt rated it did not like it Jun 04, The role of CALL in the assessment of speaking is a pertinent field that could be added as a chapter in this book.


The book offers guidelines and procedures in test development which could have been explored some more to include specific examples that could be easily sspeaking in the classroom or in training programs that target the development of fluency louma the second language. Maha Mahammed rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Carolina Restrepo marked it as to-read Mar 25, Luoma’s Assessing Speaking is an excellent starting point for teachers and researchers involved with the assessment of the different kinds of speaking skills.

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Assessing Speaking

As speaking sati one of the core language skills, formal evaluation of students’ speaking abilities is crucial for language teachers in order to assess the pedagogical needs of their students. This book outlines current language assessment paradigms, outlines in an accessible manner the research in the field, and provides teachers and test developers with practical guidelines to design and develop suitable speaking tests and assessment tools for their students.

Emizee Mocu added it Nov 04, Ensuring reliable and valid speaking assessment show more.