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ESP and Automated Large-Scale Testing
Masaryk University, Brno.
2007 (English)In: Profilingua 2007: sbornik prispevku z konference, Pilsen, 2007, 6-9 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Due to the nature of most university examinations, students often tend to concentrate their preparation efforts into a one-off act. This approach, however, proves ineffective when it comes to languages. The author introduced a method of regular testing that boosts the efficiency of English-teaching process in that it makes students prepare on a regular basis and minimizes the burden of handling numerous tests submitted in every round. The paper discuses the methodology of systematic computerized testing by means of answer sheets whose contents can be scanned and automatically evaluated.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Pilsen, 2007. 6-9 p.
Keyword [en]
ESP, English for Specific Purposes, large-scale testing, intensive testing, electronic testing, use of IT in teaching languages, scannable tests sheets, language teaching efficiency
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General Language Studies and Linguistics Didactics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-20330ISBN: 978-80-7043-610-3OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-20330DiVA: diva2:675991
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Profilingua 2007, Pilsen, 2007
Available from: 2012-02-26 Created: 2013-12-03 Last updated: 2013-12-09Bibliographically approved

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