Testing Ideas

Testing is an interesting and challenging area for teachers. Constructing tests is not a task to be undertaken lightly. It is easy to create tests which do not have face or content validity, do not test what they purport to test and are unreliable.

Feel free to make use of the materials linked below to develop your own tests for your own purposes.

  1. An Oral Proficiency Test
  2. Oral Placement Interviews: Procedure and Questions and CEFR Information
  3. A critique of a C1 essay response for the Cambridge Advanced Examination
  4. An oral assessment sheet