Hidri, Sahbi

Revisiting the Assessment of Second Language Abilities: From Theory to Practice

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: State of the Art of Assessing Second Language Abilities
Sahbi Hidri

Part I. Assessing Speaking

2. Assessing Spoken Language Ability: A Many-Facet Rasch Analysis
Sahbi Hidri

3. Investigating the Use of an Empirically Derived, Binary-Choice and Boundary-Definition (EBB) Scale for the Assessment of English Language Spoken Proficiency
Stefan O’Grady

4. The Measurement of Language Ability and Impairment in Arabic-Speaking Children
Areej Balilah, Lisa Archibald

5. Developing a Formative Assessment Instrument for an In-service Speaking Course
Rezvan Rashidi Pourfard

Part II. Assessing Writing

6. Does the Feedback Feed Forward? Student Response to and Views of Teacher Feedback in an EFL Academic Writing Class
Eddy White

7. Designing and Rating Academic Writing Tests: Implications for Test Specifications
Amani Mejri

Part III. Assessing English for Specific Purposes

8. Academic Writing Needs Assessment: A Case Study of MPH Students, University of Khartoum
Abuelgasim Sabah Elsaid Mohammed

9. Teachers’ Conceptions of Assessment in an ESP Context
Yosra Naimi

Part IV. Assessing Translation and Literature

10. Assessing Textual Competence in Translation into a Second Language
Tamara Kavytska, Olga Kvasova

11. Assessing Literature for the Classroom Among Female Learners of English in an EFL Context in Saudi Arabia
Manal Qutub

Part V. Assessing Reading, Vocabulary and Grammar

12. Assessing Two Strategies for Learning Vocabulary
Manal Sabbah

13. Testing Usefulness of Reading Comprehension Exams Among First Year Students of English at the Tertiary Level in Tunisia
Yassmine Mattoussi

14. Techniques in Teaching and Testing Vocabulary for Learners of English in an EFL Context
Imen Riahi

15. Testing Grammar in an EFL Context
Yasmine Chniti

Part VI. Assessment Literacy and Test Fairness

16. Continuous Cumulative Assessment in Higher Education: Coming to Grips with Test Enhanced Learning
Ekaterina Popkova

17. Developing Student Teachers’ Classroom Assessment Literacy: The Ukrainian Context
Olga Ukrayinska

18. Valid for the Elites? The Trade-Off Between Test Fairness and Test Validity
Kioumars Razavipour

19. Student-Related Challenges of Performing Alternative Assessments from the Perspective of Kurdish Tertiary TESOL Teachers
Dler Abdullah Ismael

Part VII. Standard Exams and Test-Taking Strategies

20. Extending the Scope of the English Exit Exam: A Study from a Ukrainian Classical University
Olesia Liubashenko, Olga Yashenkova

21. Washback on Language Skills: A Study of EFL Multi-Exam Preparation Classes
Irini-Renika Papakammenou

Part VIII. Alternative Forms of Assessment

22. Performance-Based Assessment: A Shift Towards an Assessment for Learning Culture
Zineb Djoub

23. Utilizing Dynamic Assessment to Activate EFL Inert Grammar
Mahmoud Ibrahim

24. Analyzing the Impact of Formal Assessments on EFL Learner’s Use of Language Learning Strategies
Misbah Rosheen Khan, Misbah Afsheen Khan

Keywords: Education, Language Education, Applied Linguistics

Publication year
Second Language Learning and Teaching
Page amount
9 pages
Upbringing, Education
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