Winner Of The SAGE ILTA Award For Best Book On LanguageTesting 2009 This Volume Focuses On The Social Aspects Of Language Testing, Including Assessment Of Socially Situated Language Use And Societalconsequences Of Language Tests The Authors Argue That Traditionalapproaches To Ensuring Social Fairness In Tests Go Some Way Toaddressing Social Concerns, But A Broader Perspective Is Necessaryto Examine The Functions Of Tests On A Societal Scale.Considers These Issues In Relation To Language Assessment Inoral Proficiency Interviews, And To The Assessment Of Secondlanguage Pragmatics.Argues That Traditional Approaches To Ensuring Social Fairnessin Tests Go Some Way To Addressing Social Concerns, But A Broaderperspective Is Necessary If We Are To Fully Understand The Socialdimension Of Language Assessment.
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- 291 pages
- Language Testing
- Tim McNamara
- 23 May 2018 Tim McNamara