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Book: Assessing Speaking

Chapter: 1. Classroom Assessment and a Learning-oriented Approach to Language Testing

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.40211


Chapter 1 describes a range of classroom assessment practices in various educational contexts (e.g. School-based assessment in Hong Kong, KEPT in Japan) as well as learning-oriented approaches to language testing taken by international and national language examination boards (e.g. Cambridge English, Trinity, Eiken Foundation of Japan, Language Training and Testing Center in Taiwan).

Chapter Contributors

  • Fumiyo Nakatsuhara ( - fnakatsuhara) 'University of Bedfordshire'
  • Vivien Berry ( - vberry) 'British Council'
  • Chihiro Inoue ( - cinoue7474)
  • Nahal Khabbazbashi ( - nkhabbazbashi) 'University of Bedfordshire'