Testing and evaluation in foreing language teaching
Analysis of advanced English course.
Ana Maria Vinasco Rodriguez.
“the remembering of previously learned
The following sections of a lesson plan are
scramble. Match the stages A-G with the
sections 1 to 6. write your answers on the
introduction the topic.
B: brainstorm ideas.
C: sort and order ideas.
1. B students use the information and categorize it
into an outline with the following sections;
general facts, plot summary, opinion about the
2. A students are given a handout with 3 posters of
recent blockbuster movies for them to discuss
what they know about them and give their
this exam the knowledge was evaluated
with the pedagogical component; because, the
use of previous knowledge about this
component it is an important part of the
advanced English course let to students
recognize each section of lesson plan, relating
each stage with the section and ordering their
answers on the lines.
I: you are going to read a magazine
article about a book. For questions 1-7
choose the correct answer (0,32 each)
1. This article is:
a. Critical efforts to liberalize world trade
b. A discussion of the world economy
a review of the arguments about world
about world trade and the environment
a good reading strategies the students
can recognize the main idea of the text
identifying the key words that help them to
select the correct answer and indicate the
relation between the texts, question and
the following part of the article about
reality shows and state your position. Do you
agree or disagree with reality TV shows? Then,
write an introduction of between 100 and 120
words, using the information provided and your
own experience as input to write it.
an opinion about reality TV shows
students can use their knowledge about the
language and the real life demonstrating their
position about this kind of TV programs; also,
their experience let to illustrate their writing
with strong arguments.
the second sentence so that it has a
similar meaning to the first sentence, using the
word given. Do not change the word given.
1. They are repairing the streets this month.
ARE: the streets____________ this month.
form that was designed the use of English
give the opportunity to organize each element
creating a new sentence with the same
meaning, this let them to improve their
knowledge and construct new elements that
raise up their level of English.
There is an engaging attention getter to keep the reader interested in the topic.
(question, quotation, fact, statistics, etc.)
There is relevant background information about the topic (statics, history,
The thesis statement clearly shows the writer´s positio, and the three main
reasons, which are grammatically balanced through the effective use of parallel
The register of the introduction is suitable for the style required (indentation, no
constraction, no sexism, etc.)
Simple, compound and complex sentences are used and correctly structured
(punctation, coordinators, conjunctive, adverbs and subordinators)
Language is accurately used (grammar, spelling, word choice, word order, etc.)
the professor give the criteria of what
elements will be evaluate, the students can
organize their ideas and give the correct
answers; so, the specific requirement in the
exam allow to see if the students understood
the central point of the course and if they use a
specific ability to interpret each point of the
exam in order to developed their exam in a