Assessing Reading by J. Charles AldersonAssessing Reading by J. Charles Alderson

Assessing Reading

byJ. Charles Alderson

Paperback | March 28, 2000

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This book is the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the assessment of reading in a foreign or second language.
Title:Assessing ReadingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:416 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.94 inShipping dimensions:9.02 × 5.98 × 0.94 inPublished:March 28, 2000Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521599997

ISBN - 13:9780521599993


Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Reading; 2. Variables that affect the nature of reading; 3. Research into the assessment of reading; 4. The reader: defining the construct of reading ability; 5. A framework for test design; 6.Tests in the real world: test purposes; 7. Techniques for testing reading; 8. The development of reading ability; The way forward. Assessing the interaction between reader and text: processes and strategies.