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New & Cool

Latest Podcast: I talk to Sara Cushing of Georgia State University about the use of Corpus Linguistics in Language Testing. Check out issue 26 of Language Testing Bytes.

New Video: Talia Isaacs of University College London talks about assessing pronunciation. Go to the video page by clicking on this link or using the navigation menu on the left. When you are in the multiplex scroll forward to video number 21. You may also wish to download Talia's new co-edited book on assessing pronunciation, which has recently been published as an open access pilot. Happy watching and reading!


Features
Click on the 'Features' link to see selected topics from the Features Filing Cabinet. These provide short pieces on subjects of interest to students of language testing and assessment.I also produce a yearly review of selected testing and assessment stories that have made the headlines during the previous 12 months.


Information Services
The website has a number of free Information Alert Services that are designed to help you keep up to date with what is going on in the world of language testing & assessment. These services use webslicing, which is a web feature introduced with Internet Explorer 8. When you subscribe to a webslice a tab is placed on the favourites bar of Internet Explorer and you are alerted whenever the information is updated. You can currently subscribe to any of the following services:

Language Testing News: Available on this page. My search engine scours the world press for testing stories and updates this page on the fly every three hours. It's the most efficient way to keep track of language testing and educational assessment in the world press.

Jobs4U: A daily roundup of jobs in testing and assessment. You see just the most recent job available in the alert, but just click to go to the employment page where you will find all the new positions just advertised. Frequency: Daily.

Article Alert: Checks the language testing journals and many applied linguistics and educational research journals for articles on language testing. When you receive an alert, go to the page to see all the new articles that have just been published. Frequency: Weekly.

Language Testing Bytes: Notification of new issues of the podcast so you can download them from this website. Frequency: twice a year.

Also available is this website's bulletin with periodic information about updates and other language testing news. Frequency: variable.


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Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) :: Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE delivers certification exams for Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic).

The TOEFL® Test
Want to study abroad? Need a visa for an English-speaking country? The TOEFL® test is a test of English as a foreign language that can help you achieve your future ...

Language Proficiency Tests | Second Language Testing, Inc.
Second Language Testing, Inc. is one of the leaders in developing language proficiency tests.

Educational Testing Service - ETS Home
ETS is committed to advancing quality and equity in education for all people worldwide through assessment development, educational research, policy studies and more.

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Free PTE Academic Materials Download, Tips, Tricks, Scores, Vocabulary & Exam Preparation. Share Free PTE Books and get Practice Test Online.

Language Testing Resources Website
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Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) - Language Testing ...
The Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) measures your ability to speak in a particular language. It is an unscripted, approximately, 30 minute conversation on the phone ...

Pearson Test of English | PTE Academic
Study or move abroad with PTE Academic. The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is the English test trusted by universities, colleges and governments ...

CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language Test
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IELTS Academic or General Test
The IELTS Academic test is for people applying for higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. It reflects some of the features ...

The English Language Test | PTE Academic
PTE Academic is the world?s leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration. Typically, PTE Academic results are available within five ...

IELTS Materials and Resources, Get IELTS Tips, Tricks ...
Free IELTS Practice Tests - Reading, Listening, Writing | IELTS Exam Preparation - Free IELTS material and resources. Download IELTS Preparation Material & Tips

International English Language Testing System - Wikipedia
The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS / ? a?. ? l t s /, is an international standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native ...

International Language Testing Association
Contact Us. ILTA Business Office 1827 Powers Ferry Road, Building 14, Suite 100, Atlanta, Georgia 30339 USA 1.678.229.2702 info@iltaonline.com

California English Language Development Test (CELDT ...
Information for the CELDT, a required state test for English language proficiency that must be given to students whose primary language is other than English.

TOEFL: Home - Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Information about the TOEFL tests and services are available online. Try the TOEFL practice questions.

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Dedicated to promoting the study of foreign languages and cultures as an integral component of American education and society. Information on events, testing ...

Language Testing: SAGE Journals
About this journal. Language Testing is a fully peer reviewed international journal that publishes original research and review articles on language testing and ...


Humour
Testing and assessment is serious because it can affect the lives of test takers, institutions, and society. But like all human and social activities, there is a humorous side as well. So after all the heavy stuff in the rest of this website, you may enjoy looking at testing in a rather different way, in the humour page, where you'll find video, audio, cartoons and other fun stuff related to testing and assessment.


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READERS' VIEWS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017 - Recruiter (blog)
23 October, 2017

Recruiter (blog)

READERS' VIEWS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017
Recruiter (blog)
Last month, Medway Maritime hospital recruited 200 Filipino nurses out of which a lot of them have failed the I...


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READERS' VIEWS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017 - Recruiter (blog)
23 October, 2017

Recruiter (blog)

READERS' VIEWS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017
Recruiter (blog)
Last month, Medway Maritime hospital recruited 200 Filipino nurses out of which a lot of them have failed the I...


Thailand movie 'Bad Genius' wins big in China - Global Times
23 October, 2017

Global Times

Thailand movie 'Bad Genius' wins big in China
Global Times
... other are shot similar to a spy movie, a style choice that has captured the interest of Chinese audience...


Overhaul Planned for China's College Entrance Exam
23 October, 2017

China is overhauling its national college entrance exam, the gaokao, with plans to be finished by 2020, the People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party...



Sending Mixed Messages in Sweden - FrontPage Magazine
22 October, 2017

FrontPage Magazine

Sending Mixed Messages in Sweden
FrontPage Magazine
In addition, the Moderates have proposed several other reforms, such as language tests and limits on social-s...


Burlington Tries To Reassure Parents After MCAS Test Results Release
22 October, 2017
BURLINGTON, MA -- Burlington Public Schools officials responded to this week's release of state standardized test scores by sending ... 4-8 met or exceeded expectations on the E...

Test yourself: Last goodbye - Bangkok Post
21 October, 2017

Bangkok Post

Test yourself: Last goodbye
Bangkok Post
Test Yourself is where you can improve your reading skills. Whether it's for tests like University Entrance Exams or IELTS and...


Dive into the Science of Language Learning to Accelerate Your Studies
21 October, 2017
It can change, reorganize and form new connections all throughout adulthood as a result of learning in general, not just language. Scientists administered MRI (magnetic resonanc...

Response: ESSA & English Language Learners
20 October, 2017
Flexibility: Now under Title I of ESSA accountability, states and districts that are home to growing numbers of multilingual learners can more readily partake in authentic, rele...

Changes to English testing system for foreign nurses welcomed by Furness General Hospital - NW Evening Mail
20 October, 2017

NW Evening Mail

Changes to English testing system for foreign nurses welcomed by Furness General Hospital
NW Evening Mail
The acceptance of the Occupational English Test (OET) has ...


China Announces Radical Overhaul of College Entrance Exam - Sixth Tone
20 October, 2017

Sixth Tone

China Announces Radical Overhaul of College Entrance Exam
Sixth Tone
The overhaul of the exam, or gaokao, promises to be the most wide-ranging reform since college entra...


UK recognises OET for nurses and midwives - The PIE News
20 October, 2017

The PIE News

UK recognises OET for nurses and midwives
The PIE News
Overseas-trained nurses and midwives who are required to take an English language test to gain registration with...


 
     
 
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