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Book: Knowledge-based Vocabulary Lists

Chapter: Developing the Vocabulary Test

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.41775

Blurb:

This chapter discusses the development of the vocabulary tests we used, and all of the decisions that went it. These included deciding on an item format, developing the item-writing process, and developing the test instructions. It then reports on the piloting process with Spanish and Chinese participants.

Chapter Contributors

  • Norbert Schmitt (norbert.schmitt@nottingham.ac.uk - nschmitt) 'Nottingham University'
  • Karen Dunn (Karen.Dunn@britishcouncil.org - kdunn) 'British Council'
  • Barry O'Sullivan (Barry.osullivan1@gmail.com - BOS) 'British Council'
  • Laurence Anthony (anthony0122@gmail.com - lanthony) 'Waseda University, Japan'
  • Benjamin Kremmel (benjamin.kremmel@uibk.ac.at - bkremmel) 'University of Innsbruck'