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Computer-based Assessment of Foreign Language Speaking Skills

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2011

Luísa Araújo (Ed.)

Publications Office of the European Union, 2010 JRC

Type: JRC Scientific and Technical Reports (EUR collection)
Abstract: In the frame of the current effort to establish an indicator of foreign language competency in Europe via the implementation of a language survey in 2011, a Conference on computer-based assessment (CBA) of speaking skills was held in Brussels in June 2010. The sponsors of this event, the Centre for Research on Lifelong Learning of the European Commission in Ispra and the Directorate General of Education and Culture, are pleased to put forward this report with the Conference proceedings. It is our hope that it can serve not only to inform the implementation of the language survey but also to assist Member States and their representatives in the task of gathering current evidence on the benefits and challenges linked to the implementation of CBA. Read more...