The book is organised in four parts. Part 1 introduces a new approach to classroom assessments, explaining both theory and practice in detail. Part 2 explains why, when and how teachers should set assessment tasks and how these benefit students. Part 3 is a step-by-step practical guide to designing the assessment tasks that work best in your teaching context. Part 4 provides illustrative examples and assessment task templates to get you started.
- Step-by-step guidance to using classroom-based assessments.
- Written exercises to practice assessment task design.
- Assessment tasks template.
- Checklist of things to think about before using a language assessment.