Focus on Assessment recognizes the multiple roles teachers play in language assessment and the importance of teacher assessment competence. It explores key areas of teaching and assessment, such as ensuring a positive assessment experience, the importance of cognitively rich tasks that measure essential core language skills, and promoting learner autonomy.
Examples from real classroom practice and key research studies are an integral part of the book, with activities to help you relate research and theory on language assessment to your own teaching context.
- Features examples from real classroom practice and key research studies from a variety of classroom contexts
- Examines language frameworks and standards for assessment in school education
- Provides activities to help you relate research and theory to your teaching context