Chapter 18. Designing Assessments for Multilingual Children

  1. Martin J. Ball
  1. Janet L. Patterson and
  2. Barbara L. Rodríguez

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch18

Clinical Sociolinguistics

Clinical Sociolinguistics

How to Cite

Patterson, J. L. and Rodríguez, B. L. (2005) Designing Assessments for Multilingual Children, in Clinical Sociolinguistics (ed M. J. Ball), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112499

Online ISBN: 9780470754856



  • multilingual children;
  • multilingual environments;
  • case history;
  • vocabulary;
  • monolingual


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Case history

  • The languages of assessment

  • Assessment procedures

  • Interpretation of results