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Improving testing for English language learners

by Rebecca J. Kopriva

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language -- Validity.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.,
  • English language -- Ability testing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-344) and index.

    StatementRebecca J. Kopriva.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1128.A2 K66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 350 p. :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20914766M
    ISBN 100805860436, 0203932838
    ISBN 109780805860436, 9780203932834
    LC Control Number2007028806

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