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Book: Assessing Speaking

Chapter: 5. Use of Technology in the Delivery of Speaking Tests

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.40215


Chapter 5 describes how technology can be used not only to deliver semi-direct speaking tests, but also direct, face-to-face speaking tests. It refers to a series of IELTS research projects that explored the use of video-conferencing technology to conduct and deliver the IELTS Speaking test.

Chapter Contributors

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