Chapter 31. Language Testing

  1. Alan Davies and
  2. Catherine Elder
  1. Tim Mcnamara

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757000.ch31

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Mcnamara, T. (2008) Language Testing, in The Handbook of Applied Linguistics (eds A. Davies and C. Elder), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757000.ch31

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631228998

Online ISBN: 9780470757000

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Keywords:

  • language testing;
  • definitions;
  • selection;
  • certification;
  • reasoning

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction: The Place of Language Testing within Applied Linguistics

  • Validation Research in Language Testing

  • Language Testing as Institutional Practice

  • Language Tests and Identity

  • Language Testing Research and Language Learning

  • Current and Future Developments in Language Testing Research