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  1. Content type: Research

    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

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  2. Content type: Review

    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

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  3. Content type: Research

    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

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  4. Content type: Research

    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

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  5. Content type: Review

    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

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  6. Content type: Research

    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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  7. Content type: Research

    Teachers’ assessment literacy has recently captured the attention of scholars across various educational contexts. The literature has it that there is a gap between teachers’ assessment practices and national ...

    Authors: Tahereh Firoozi, Kioumars Razavipour and Alireza Ahmadi

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2019 9:2

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  8. Content type: Research

    This study reports on the development and validation of Language Assessment Knowledge Scale, LAKS, which aims to measure teachers’ language assessment knowledge. The initial development of the scale included a...

    Authors: Elçin Ölmezer-Öztürk and Belgin Aydin

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:20

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  9. Content type: Correction

    After publication of this article (Alavi et al. 2018), it is noticed the third author’s affiliation is incorrect.

    Authors: Sayyed Mohammad Alavi, Shiva Kaivanpanah and Ali Panahi Masjedlou

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:17

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    The original article was published in Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:8

  10. Content type: Research

    This study aims to develop a low-stakes assessment tool to establish a classroom English language benchmark that Japanese teachers of English can use for their own professional development purposes. To start w...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Nakata, Osamu Ikeno, Yuzo Kimura, Naoyuki Naganuma and Stephen Andrews

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:15

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  11. Content type: Research

    Assessment is an essential part of any learning process; however, it is often disliked by most students. A wealth of research is available on issues on assessment, such as washback effect and test anxiety, and...

    Authors: Vahid Nimehchisalem and Nur Izyan Syamimi Mat Hussin

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:11

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  12. Content type: Research

    This study examined the relationships between students’ foreign language classroom anxiety and cognitive test anxiety and their College English Test Band 4 (CET-4) performance. A questionnaire was distributed ...

    Authors: Ying Zheng and Liying Cheng

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:13

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  13. Content type: Research

    A critical issue in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) lies in the significance of the validity of IELTS listening comprehension test (hereafter IELTS LCM). However IELTS listening validity ...

    Authors: Sayyed Mohammad Alavi, Shiva Kaivanpanah and Ali Panahi Masjedlou

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:8

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:17

  14. Content type: Research

    Validity is a notable concept in language testing which has concerned many researchers and scholars in the field of language testing due to its importance in decision making process. Tests’ results always intr...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Esfandiari, Mohammad Javad Riasati, Helia Vaezian and Forough Rahimi

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2018 8:7

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  15. Content type: Research

    Teachers’ writing proficiency and writing assessment ability and their role in improving writing instruction in second language learning classrooms are issues that have not been investigated empirically and ri...

    Authors: Majid Nemati, Sayyed Mohammad Alavi, Hassan Mohebbi and Ali Panahi Masjedlou

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:21

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  16. Content type: Research

    The English language school-based assessment (SBA) component of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination is innovative in that the assessment tasks involve assessing English oral langua...

    Authors: Zhengdong Gan, Emily Pey Tee Oon and Chris Davison

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:19

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  17. Content type: Research

    This study examined the comparability of reading and writing tasks of two English language proficiency tests—the General English Proficiency Test-A (GEPT-A) developed by Language Training Center, Taipei and th...

    Authors: Antony John Kunnan and Nathan Carr

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:17

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  18. Content type: Research

    The National Center Test is a test that high school graduates take in order to be matriculated into the majority of universities in Japan. Its English section (NCT), though, is scheduled to be replaced by comm...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Kamiya

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:15

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  19. Content type: Review

    Dynamic assessments in general, and game-based assessment (GBA) specifically, compel us to rethink prevailing language testing conceptualizations of context. Context has traditionally been portrayed with a cog...

    Authors: Alexandra Lay, Elizabeth Patton and Micheline Chalhoub-Deville

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:16

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  20. Content type: Research

    This small-scale needs analysis study examined content course faculty members’ perspectives on English language demands in their courses and their perceptions of the introduction of four-skill English language...

    Authors: Yasuyo Sawaki

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:13

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  21. Content type: Research

    Having been influenced by the trend of internationalization of higher education, most universities in Taiwan have implemented an English benchmark requirement for graduation, which requires students to demonst...

    Authors: Jessica Wu and Matt Chia-Lung Lee

    Citation: Language Testing in Asia 2017 7:9

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