Twenty-Five Pointers on Foreign Language Testing



ABSTRACT  In spite of new methodologies in foreign language instruction, much testing is still of the traditional type, i.e. paper-and-pencil tests, and many techers test in exactly the way they were tested. It behooves all of us to remind ourselves from time to time about certain basics of good testing and to evaluate ourselves as test-makers. Twenty-five pointers are sugggsted for language teachers on all levels.