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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Language Testing - ABO700293
Title: Language Testing
Guaranteed by: Institute of Czech Language and Theory of Communication (21-UCJTK)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
Points: 0
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Kateřina Šormová, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Kateřina Šormová, Ph.D.
Class: A - Mezioborová nabídka VP: Lingvistika
Exchange - 05.1 Teacher Training
Exchange - 09.3 Linguistics
Annotation - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Kateřina Šormová, Ph.D. (27.01.2020)
Course Overview
The aim of the seminar is to introduce students theoretical and practical features of Language Testing and Assesment.
The sessions usually include input on:
- the principles of language testing (validity, reliability and practicality)
- the testing of reading, listening, writing and speaking
- standard setting
- statistics for language testing
Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Kateřina Šormová, Ph.D. (27.01.2020)


-          participation in 80 % of classes

-          a written evaluation and comparison of test

-          participation in creating and evaluating test for young learners 

Literature - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Kateřina Šormová, Ph.D. (27.01.2020)

Course Materials:

-          Douglas, D. (2010) Understanding Language Testing. Hodder Education.

-          Fulcher, G. (2010) Practical Language Testing Routledge.

-          Fulcher, G. & Davidson, F. (2007) Language Testing and Assessment. London & New York: Routledge.

-          Green, R. (2013) Statistical Analyses for Language Testers. Palgrave Macmillan.

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