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ALDSĀ 4201 [0.5 credit] Language Testing


The principles of test construction as applied to testing language proficiency, achievement and aptitude. Structural, notional, discrete point and integrative tests. Diagnostic assessment of language development, language disorders, and literacy. Students are expected to create, analyze and evaluate language tests.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies, or in Linguistics, or enrolment in the CTESL program, or permission of the instructor.
Lectures three hours a week.