There are numerous ways to analyze a modern language test.
1. Identify what different “skills” are being tested such as speaking, listening, reading, writing, culture, vocabulary and grammar. 740 more words
After dinner, Jesus got up, took off his Sunday clothes and tied an apron around his waist. He poured some water into a bucket and went around, one by one, washing the grime (dust, goat goo, etc.) off of the feet of his closest followers. 269 more words
Modern language students know that tests are important. They know that the tests measure what the teacher considers to be important.
If students have a unit test that does not include a speaking component, then the students learn that speaking is not important. 375 more words
Jesus became a household name all over Syria. People sought him out with their suffering friends and family in tow. Jesus healed all kinds of diseases, chronic pains, seizures, paralysis, as well as exorcised demons. 172 more words
Backward Design stresses that modern language teachers establish the ending goal and then work backward so that all instructional elements support the ending goal. Sometimes, modern language teachers who teach in communicative manner may not test in a communicative manner; they may need to re-examine their quizzes or tests. 445 more words
A test of a modern language textbook’s communicative ability is to look at what the book has students do with the grammar after the textbook presentation of the grammar point. 409 more words