On second thoughts

Bernard Spolsky

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An elderly student of language testing recalls some of the events in his career, attempting to relate them to current issues, and touching on such topics as overall language proficiency, the cloze and the noise test, the social responsibility of language testers, the development of industrial language testing, the danger of scales, and the value of knowing the history of one's field.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLanguage Testing Reconsidered
PublisherUniversity of Ottawa Press
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780776606576
StatePublished - 2007


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