Sari Luoma outlines current language assessment paradigms and research design and develop suitable speaking tests and assessment tools for their students. Assessing Speaking (Cambridge Language Assessment) [Sari Luoma] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Speaking is a central yet complex. December Volume 9, Number 3 Contents | TESL-EJ Top Assessing Speaking Author: Sari Luoma () Publisher: New York: Cambridge University .

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David Estrella marked it as to-read Aug 28, The book offers guidelines and procedures in test development which could have been explored some more to include specific examples that could be easily adapted in the classroom or in training programs that target the development of fluency in the second language.

Assessing Speaking Sari Luoma No preview available – Maha Mahammed rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Maria Neves marked it as to-read Apr 10, Although the book provides example tasks in the development of testing materials, classroom teachers might need more examples and detailed procedures in the application of these tasks to the assessment situation.

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The organization of chapters and the coverage of topics and issues in the book are appropriate for its target audience. Emizee Mocu added it Nov 04, Book ratings by Goodreads. About Sari Luoma fm. Open Preview See a Problem? Ruzan rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Assessing Grammar James E.

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Cambridge Language Assessment: Assessing Speaking

Trivia About Assessing Speaking. Goya Champuru rated it liked it Jul 23, Account Options Sign in. This volume is the first to consider these assessment issues and their implication for language teaching practitioners wishing to evaluate their students’ speaking abilities. Applied Language Learning, 13, Speaking is a central yet complex area of language acquisition.

Reference for teachers of English to speakers of other languages. Looking for beautiful books? The HTML version contains no page numbers. Want to Read saving…. Julian Heather added it Jul 11, Published June 1st by Cambridge University Press. Sari Luoma’s book attempts to provide these necessary theories, concepts, and issues in the assessment of speaking.

The book is divided into eight chapters that start with a description of the spoken language and provide summaries of applied linguistic perspectives on the assessment of speaking. This is a challenge for classroom teachers and researchers of learners’ speaking abilities. Knowing what to test specifically and how to conduct the testing process require applicable theories and valid procedures that map out the direction of the assessment strategy. Ieva Zvirgzdina marked it as to-read Dec 04, To date, the issues surrounding the assessment of second language learners’ speaking abilities have not been explored Bachman Limited preview – There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Assessing Speaking by Sari Luoma

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Current research in test design and preparation of test tasks are reviewed Chapter 3 and examples of rating scales used by established testing institutions Chapter 4 are provided. Heba Alsayyad marked it as to-read Aug 20, Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Wendi Ambarita added it Jun 01, Tanti Tamala marked it as to-read Feb 19, As speaking is one of the core language skills, formal evaluation of students’ speaking abilities is crucial for language teachers in order to assess the pedagogical needs of their students.


The role of CALL in the assessment of speaking is a pertinent field that could be added as a chapter in this book. Bttnhg marked it as to-read Jun 26, The book has limited discussion of the learner in various assessment contexts.

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The book addresses important issues and provides a wealth of information that will equip the readers assezsing sufficient grasp of luom theories and concepts needed to develop tasks and rating scales in various assessment settings. Current trends in computer-assisted language learning CALL have provided the assessment of speaking skills newer perspectives and directions.

This book takes teachers and language testers through the research on the assessment of speaking as well as through current tests of speaking.