Language Assessment: Procedures & Instruments


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Generally speaking, there are _____ main categories of assessment for language acquisition.

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1. Formative assessment generally takes place _____ instruction.

2. Possible methods of formative assessment include _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Different procedures and instruments are utilized in language assessment, and you can test your knowledge of them by using the worksheet and quiz. The quiz questions will ask you about both formative and summative assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following topics:

  • When formative assessment takes place
  • Number of categories of assessment for language acquisition
  • A key characteristic of summative assessment methods
  • What criteria and point value style rubrics are used for
  • Methods of formative assessment

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the different methods of formative assessment
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of summative assessment methods to identify a key characteristic of them
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about when formative assessment takes place and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Quickly explore more about these types of assessment by using the lesson called Language Assessment: Procedures & Instruments. This lesson can help you analyze more topics like:

  • What language assessment refers to
  • The differences between formative assessment and summative assessment
  • Why assessment in language is important