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Book: Assessing the Language of Young Learners

Chapter: Assessing the L2 of Young Learners

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.30082


Chapter 4 introduces L2 assessment. The notions of formative and summative assessment are discussed, and some important principles of both classroom assessment and testing are presented. Testing is highlighted as the central theme of what follows in the monograph, but this is not to the exclusion of formative assessment.

Chapter Contributors

  • Angela Hasselgreen ( - ahasselgreen) 'University of Bergen'
  • Gwendydd Caudwell ( - gcaudwell) 'British Council'