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Developing a test of L2 Chinese pragmatic comprehension ability
by Shuai Li
This study aims to develop a test for assessing pragmatic comprehension ability in Chinese as a second language (L2). Following the framework of an argument-based approach to test validation, this study attemp...

Application of diffusion of innovation theory to educational accountability: the case of EFL education in Japan
by Miyuki Sasaki
This study investigates how the criterion-referenced (CR) approach has impacted relationships between goals, classroom practices, and student achievement in English education in Japan from 1994 to the present,...

Teachers? writing proficiency and assessment ability: the missing link in teachers? written corrective feedback practice in an Iranian EFL context
by Majid Nemati, Sayyed Mohammad Alavi, Hassan Mohebbi and Ali Panahi Masjedlou
Teachers? writing proficiency and writing assessment ability and their role in improving writing instruction in second language learning classrooms are issues that have not been investigated empirically and ri...

ESL students? oral performance in English language school-based assessment: results of an empirical study
by Zhengdong Gan, Emily Pey Tee Oon and Chris Davison
The English language school-based assessment (SBA) component of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination is innovative in that the assessment tasks involve assessing English oral langua...

Foreword to the Special Issue ?The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) for English Language Assessment in China? of Language Testing in Asia
by J. Charles Alderson