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Communicative) language testing


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Communicative) language testing

  1. 1. (Communicative) language testing… is no easy option. It has several masters to serve, linguistic, pedagogic, administrative, acquisitional and ideological, all of which are in essence free to define their own interests without paying heed to the subject-specific constraints of testing theory and practice (Candlin,1990) <ul><li>What tensions could arise? </li></ul><ul><li>Time constraints </li></ul><ul><li>It is not easy to cover all the required areas. </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher have to adequate all the required elements (linguistic, pedagogic, administrative, acquisitional, ideological, etc) to the competences he/she is going to evaluate. (Teacher decides) </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiency and Reliability could be affected in communicative language tests. </li></ul><ul><li>Scoring criteria could be not appropriate. </li></ul><ul><li>David Medina N. </li></ul><ul><li>Pamela Sanhueza C. </li></ul><ul><li>Yesenia Sepúlveda B. </li></ul>