LIN8007 Language Testing (FOEDU)

Semester 1 (EXT)Toowoomba

Semester 3 (EXT)Toowoomba

Units 1.0 (070115) Band 5


The course will introduce students to the different types of language tests and forms of language assessment techniques and their purposes. It will look at how language proficiency is measured and the ways scores are interpreted. It will also discuss the criteria for good tests: reliability and validity. Students will have practice in devising their own test packages in which they will demonstrate their understanding of the principles of second language testing.