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The Complexity of Test Washback - An Empirical Study (Paperback, New edition) Loot Price: R1,143
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The Complexity of Test Washback - An Empirical Study (Paperback, New edition): Dina Tsagari
The Complexity of Test Washback - An Empirical Study (Paperback, New edition): Dina Tsagari

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The Complexity of Test Washback - An Empirical Study (Paperback, New edition)

Dina Tsagari

Series: Language Testing and Evaluation, 15

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It has long been noted that high-stakes language exams exert a powerful influence on teaching and learning, a phenomenon known as the washback effect (Alderson and Wall, 1993). However, due to the complex nature of the phenomenon, little research has been conducted in the field so far. This book, which is based on empirical research into the washback effect of First Certificate in English (FCE, Cambridge ESOL), discusses and elaborates on the complexity of the phenomenon and accounts for the intervening factors that mediate the process of test washback. The book concludes with the presentation of a model that demonstrates how the mechanism of washback operates and with recommendations to a variety of stakeholders for achieving beneficial washback.

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Imprint: Peter Lang Ag
Country of origin: Switzerland
Series: Language Testing and Evaluation, 15
Release date: May 2009
First published: 2009
Authors: Dina Tsagari
Dimensions: 151 x 210 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 289
Edition: New edition
ISBN-13: 978-3-631-58506-1
Barcode: 9783631585061
Categories: Promotions
Books > Language & Literature > Language & linguistics
Books > Language & Literature > Language & linguistics > General
Books > Language & Literature > Language teaching & learning (other than ELT) > Language teaching theory & methods
LSN: 3-631-58506-3

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