Assessing English Proficiency for University Study by J. ReadAssessing English Proficiency for University Study by J. Read

Assessing English Proficiency for University Study

byJ. Read

Hardcover | February 25, 2015

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This book focuses on strategies and procedures for assessing the academic language ability of students entering an English-medium university, so that those with significant needs can have access to opportunities to enhance their language skills.
John Read is Associate Professor in Applied Language Studies at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His research interests are in the testing of English for academic and professional purposes and second language vocabulary assessment. He is the author of Assessing Vocabulary and has been co-editor of Language Testing and President...
Title:Assessing English Proficiency for University StudyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:269 pagesPublished:February 25, 2015Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230285163

ISBN - 13:9780230285163

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Table of Contents

1. The Context: Students in English-medium Universities 2. Post-entry Language Assessments in Australia 3. The DELNA Programme at the University of Auckland 4. Post-entry Assessments in Other Countries 5. The Case for Introducing a Post-entry Assessment 6. Defining and Assessing Academic Language Proficiency 7. Defining and Assessing Academic Literacy 8. A Diagnostic Perspective on Post-entry Assessment 9. The Design of Academic English Assessments 10. The Validation of a Post-entry Assessment Postscript