Graded objectives and tests for modern languages : an evaluation report of the Schools Council Project on Graded Tests in Modern Languages by Michael Buckby

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Appendices include the following: (1) an alternative model for modern language examinations, (2) working party reports, (3) a report on an experiment involving evaluation of graded objectives and tests, (4) report of a working party on oral testing, and (5) addresses of Cited by: Modern Languages, Centre for Modern Languages and Hum an Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia Faculty of General Studies, IKIP International College 5 [email protected] Foreword Content overlapping across various levels of education is a common feature to be seen in language and literature courses.

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