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Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes

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ISBN-10: 0521585430

ISBN-13: 9780521585439

Edition: 2000

Authors: Dan Douglas, Lyle F. Bachman, J. Charles Alderson

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This text examines the issues surrounding the implementation of tests for specific purposes. It includes an in-depth discussion of the issues, an examination of the current exams, and a comprehensive overview of the literature.
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Book details

List price: $63.50
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/9/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.02" wide x 8.98" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Why Test Language for Specific Purposes?
Specific Purpose Language Ability
Context, Discourse Domains, and Task Characteristics
Strategic competence: Between knowledge and context
From Target Language Use to Test Tasks
Specific Purpose Tests of Listening and Speaking
Specific Purpose Tests of Reading and Writing
LSP Test Development and Technology