CALICO Journal, Vol 18, No 1 (2001)

Testing Oral Language Skills via the Computer

Jerry W. Larson
Issued Date: 7 Aug 2014


Although most language teachers today stress the development of oral skills in their teaching, it is very difficult for them to find time to assess these skills. This article discusses the importance of testing language students' oral skills and describes computer software that has been developed to assist in this important task. Information about various techniques that can be used to score oral achievement test performance is also presented.

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DOI: 10.1558/cj.v18i1.53-66


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