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Exploring the adaptability of the CEFR in the construction of a writing ability scale for test for English majors
by Shen Zou and Wenxing Zhang
The CEFR, ever since its inception, has had profound impact on language teaching, learning, and assessment not only in Europe but also in other parts of the world. This study focuses on the adaptability of CEF...

A comparability study between the General English Proficiency Test- Advanced and the Internet-Based Test of English as a Foreign Language
by Antony John Kunnan and Nathan Carr
This study examined the comparability of reading and writing tasks of two English language proficiency tests?the General English Proficiency Test-A (GEPT-A) developed by Language Training Center, Taipei and th...

Development of a home literacy environment questionnaire for Tamil-speaking kindergarten children
by B. Buvaneswari and Prakash Padakannaya
The development of emergent literacy skills depends upon the literacy environments and experiences of children at home. Children?s home literacy environment is closely related to the development of various asp...

Can the National Center Test in Japan be replaced by commercially available private English tests of four skills? In the case of TOEFL Junior Comprehensive
by Nobuhiro Kamiya
The National Center Test is a test that high school graduates take in order to be matriculated into the majority of universities in Japan. Its English section (NCT), though, is scheduled to be replaced by comm...

A case for the use of the ability-in language user-in context orientation in game-based assessment
by Alexandra Lay, Elizabeth Patton and Micheline Chalhoub-Deville
Dynamic assessments in general, and game-based assessment (GBA) specifically, compel us to rethink prevailing language testing conceptualizations of context. Context has traditionally been portrayed with a cog...