Assessing grammar

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Assessing grammar

  1. 1. <ul><li>By </li></ul><ul><li>Julio Vangel Pérez </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Assessment is another fundamental aspect of teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment can help you determine a student's proficiency in a language.  </li></ul><ul><li>Using assessment can help to identify the strengths and weaknesses a learner has.  </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers also need to use constant assessment to determine how well students are comprehending the material that has been covered or how much information they picked up from a specific course. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Assessment and evaluation are not the same yet they are closely related. </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment relates to individual student learning. It is “the act of collecting information and making judgments on a language learner’s knowledge of language and ability to use it” (Chapelle and Brindley, 2002, p.267). </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation refers to a broader term concerning a collection and interpretation of information relating to the value of an entire course or program for the reach of specific functions or goals. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Reasons to assess: </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnosing students strengths and weaknesses. </li></ul><ul><li>Deciding what to and what not to teach next. </li></ul><ul><li>Giving students feedback. </li></ul><ul><li>Seeing students progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Handing students a final grade. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Formative assessment and Summative assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Formative assessment occurs anytime during the course of teaching, when it is intended or necessary with the purpose of improving the learner’s outcome. Formative assessment is usually informal. </li></ul><ul><li>Summative assessment happens at the end of a teaching process and is carried out in order to judge what students have achieved during the course. Summative assessment is often formally designed and administered. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Classroom tests </li></ul><ul><li>Elicitation </li></ul><ul><li>Observation </li></ul><ul><li>Student Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Error analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Checklists </li></ul><ul><li>Questionnaires </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>We have two types of grammar tests: </li></ul><ul><li>Discrete point which assess individual grammar items, these contrast with integrative tests that attempt to evaluate a range of skills and abilities. </li></ul>

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