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  1. This paper presents the findings of a study which aimed at exploring the washback of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) English examinations on English teaching and learning practice at secondary schools i...

    Authors: Kh. Atikur Rahman, Prodhan Mahbub Ibna Seraj, Md. Kamrul Hasan, Ehsan Namaziandost and Shouket Ahmad Tilwani
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:12
  2. The current study sought to examine the validity of a General English Achievement Test (GEAT), administered to university students in the fall semester of 2018–2019 academic year, by hybridizing differential i...

    Authors: Mehri Jamalzadeh, Ahmad Reza Lotfi and Masoud Rostami
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:8
  3. The present study explored the extent to which teacher assessment (TA) and peer assessment (PA) differ in terms of magnitude and patterns of distribution across English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners’ de...

    Authors: Natasha Pourdana and Soheila Asghari
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:6
  4. This study investigated the relationship between a large-scale and high-stakes English test and test takers’ learning behavior. Specifically, it explored whether and how the National Matriculation English Test...

    Authors: Jing Zhang
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:5
  5. Rasch testlet and bifactor models are two measurement models that could deal with local item dependency (LID) in assessing the dimensionality of reading comprehension testlets. This study aimed to apply the me...

    Authors: Masoud Geramipour
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:3
  6. The achievement of curriculum goals and objectives, to a large extent, depends on how assessment methods are designed, implemented, monitored, and evaluated. English language learning in Bangladesh has miserab...

    Authors: Md Shaiful Islam, Md Kamrul Hasan, Shahin Sultana, Abdul Karim and Mohammad Mosiur Rahman
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2021 11:1
  7.  Two assumptions of speaking proficiency tests are that the speech produced is spontaneous and the the scores on those tests predict what examinees can do in real-world communicative situations. Therefore, whe...

    Authors: Gwyneth Gates, Troy L. Cox, Teresa Reber Bell and William Eggington
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2020 10:18
  8. In the past decade, language assessment training has increasingly become a key research agenda in language testing and assessment, particularly within the Chinese context. Studies have explored the training of...

    Authors: Ling Gan and Ricky Lam
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2020 10:11

    The Correction to this article has been published in Language Testing in Asia 2020 10:13

  9. Test takers’ individual characteristics may have a significant impact on their test performance (e.g. Bachman & Palmer, Language assessment in practice: Developing language assessments and justifying their use...

    Authors: Ying Bai
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2020 10:10
  10. Recently, we have witnessed a growing interest in developing teachers’ language assessment literacy. The ever increasing demand for and use of assessment products and data by a more varied group of stakeholder...

    Authors: Christine Coombe, Hossein Vafadar and Hassan Mohebbi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2020 10:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Language Testing in Asia 2020 10:15

  11. In writing assessment, finding a valid, reliable, and efficient scale is critical. Appropriate scales, increase rater reliability, and can also save time and money. This exploratory study compared the effects ...

    Authors: Heejeong Jeong
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:20
  12. Whilst the role of disciplinary literacy in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is becoming more prominent, there appears to be little adaptation or allowance made for English as...

    Authors: Nadezhda Chubko, Julia E. Morris, David H. McKinnon, Eileen V. Slater and Geoffrey W. Lummis
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:19
  13. This study examines the distribution of peer review in face-to-face and mobile-mediated peer review groups and their effects on students’ revision skills and academic writing development. Seventy-two first-yea...

    Authors: Ali Akbar Khomeijani Farahani, Majid Nemati and Mostafa Nazari Montazer
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:18
  14. Despite the wide implementation of English graduation benchmark policy in Vietnam, students’ voices on this one-size-fits-all policy have still been under-researched and under-represented. The purpose of this ...

    Authors: Thinh Ngoc Pham and Lien Thi Phuong Bui
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:15
  15. The purpose of this paper is to critically review the traditional and contemporary validation frameworks—the content, criterion, and construct validations; the evidence-gathering; the socio-cognitive model; th...

    Authors: Gwan-Hyeok Im, Dongil Shin and Liying Cheng
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:14
  16. In our research project, we have developed a scoring rubric for a second language (L2) summary writing for English as a foreign language (EFL) students in Japanese universities. This study aimed to examine the...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Yamanishi, Masumi Ono and Yuko Hijikata
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:13
  17. Research on the test-taker perception of assessments has been conducted under the assumption that negative test-taker perception may influence test performance by decreasing test-taking motivation. This assump...

    Authors: Yujia Zhou and Asako Yoshitomi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:10
  18. Given the significance of English in the global world, English language teaching in Bangladesh has become subject to a supreme concern in maintaining economic growth and developing a skilled workforce. In this...

    Authors: Mohammad Mosiur Rahman, Md Shaiful Islam, Abdul Karim, Takad Ahmed Chowdhury, Muhammad Mushfiqur Rahman, Prodhan Mahbub Ibna Seraj and Manjet Kaur Mehar Singh
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:9
  19. This study investigates the effect of teacher’s written corrective feedback (WCF) on acquisition of explicit and implicit knowledge of simple past tense by language learners. Eighty-seven Iranian beginner lear...

    Authors: Majid Nemati, Sayyed Mohammad Alavi and Hassan Mohebbi
    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:7

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