sh.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • harvard-anglia-ruskin-university
  • apa-old-doi-prefix.csl
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Testing L2 Talk: A Review of Empirical Studies on Second-Language Oral Proficiency Testing
Karlstads universitet.
Karlstads universitet.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0511-4624
Uppsala universitet.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3935-0644
2016 (English)In: Language and Linguistics Compass, ISSN 1749-818X, E-ISSN 1749-818X, Vol. 10, no 1, p. 14-29Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this review article, empirical studies published from 2004 through 2014 on second-language (L2) oral proficiency testing are analyzed, with a specific focus on discourse and social interaction in such tests. Taking three common test setups, oral proficiency interviews (OPIs), paired peer tests, and group peer tests as an organizing principle for the studies examined, recent developments in L2 oral proficiency testing research are situated, reviewed, and discussed, with a particular focus on tests conducted in face-to-face contexts. Findings from the review of selected journals, databases, monographs, and edited collections indicate (1) a prevalence of studies of the OPI format, but a growing research base on paired and group tests, (2) an absence of oral test studies in discourse journals, and (3) an emphasis on assessment, validation, and rater perspectives, as opposed to detailed analyses of interaction in L2 tests.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. Vol. 10, no 1, p. 14-29
National Category
General Language Studies and Linguistics
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-36609DOI: 10.1111/lnc3.12174ISI: 000368022300002Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84953723923OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-36609DiVA, id: diva2:1257205
Funder
Swedish Research Council, 2012-4129Available from: 2018-10-19 Created: 2018-10-19 Last updated: 2018-10-19Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text in DiVA

Other links

Publisher's full textScopus

Authority records BETA

Nyroos, Lina

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Sundqvist, PiaNyroos, Lina
In the same journal
Language and Linguistics Compass
General Language Studies and Linguistics

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

doi
urn-nbn

Altmetric score

doi
urn-nbn
Total: 21 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • harvard-anglia-ruskin-university
  • apa-old-doi-prefix.csl
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf