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Paired and Group Oral Assessment

  1. Alistair Van Moere

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0894

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Van Moere, A. 2012. Paired and Group Oral Assessment. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


The paired and group oral assessment formats involve candidates interacting together to perform a task while one or more examiners observe their performances and rate their language proficiency.


  • discourse analysis;
  • interaction;
  • assessment