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Language Assessment Methods

  1. Janna Fox

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0606

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Fox, J. 2012. Language Assessment Methods. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


The first step in an assessment process is a clear definition of the assessment mandate: “the mandate is the constellation of forces that shape design decisions for a test”.


  • assessment methods in applied linguistics;
  • esl/efl;
  • assessment