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Test for young leaners


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This is a presentation Sonia, Pilar and Patricia made for the subject "ASSESSMENT" in the Master "LEARNING AND TEACHINDA OF SECOND LANGUAGES"

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Test for young leaners

  1. 1. TEST FOR YOUNG LEARNERS M1617-SecondLanguageLearningandTeaching Authors:PatriciaRíos,PilarSainzandSoniaIriondo
  2. 2. Ensure that the teaching programme is effective Need for a common criterion Make comparisons between assessment and testing
  3. 3. Testing Assesment Teaching programme Inmediate feedback Increasing value itself Always positive! Self assessment
  4. 4. Conventions easy to understand Brief and varied: two or more test Reliability & Validity Attractive for children..they love stories and play! Handle in their own language Promotes interaction Be familiar with teacher and environment
  6. 6.  To place objects in a picture. Example on the net:  Multiple choice pictures.  To colour and to draw on existing line drawing.  Information transfer (also involves simple reading and writing).
  7. 7.  Multiple choice.  Gap filling with pictures BETTER WITH PICTURES!!
  8. 8.  Anagram with picture: to test vocabulary and spelling.  Cartoon story: look at the cartoons and tell a simple story.  Gap filling with pictures (reading and writing).
  9. 9.  Asking straightforward questions about the child and their family.  Giving the child a card with a scene on it and asking them about it.  Giving the child two very similar pictures but which differ in obvious ways and the child is asked to say what the differences are.  The child must tell a story through some pictures.  Sets of pictures are presented and the child is asked to identify the odd one. Warming up
  10. 10.  In pairs, a child can describe a classmate and the other one has to guess who is being described.  There are four different postcards and everyone is given three of them. They have to discover which cards they have in common by asking and answering questions.  There are two pictures which are different but which contain a number of objects that are identical. The child who has picture A has to describe an object in their picture and the child who has picture B has to say whether it is to be found in their picture.  Children have some cards with incomplete information. They have to ask questions to end up with all the information.