Book 2014

English Language Education and Assessment

Recent Developments in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland

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ISBN: 978-981-287-070-4 (Print) 978-981-287-071-1 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Pages 3-15

      Innovation in Hong Kong’s New Senior Secondary English Language Curriculum: Learning English Through Popular Culture

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      Pages 17-34

      Hong Kong Secondary School English Teachers’ Beliefs and Their Influence on the Implementation of Task-Based Language Teaching

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      Pages 35-50

      Implementing the Innovative 2003 English Curriculum for Senior Secondary Schools in China: Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices

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      Pages 51-68

      English Language Teaching in Vocational Senior Secondary Schools in China

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      Pages 69-85

      EFL Teacher Learning in the Chinese Sociocultural Context

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      Pages 87-102

      Genre in the Teaching of English in Hong Kong: A Perspective from Systemic Functional Linguistics

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      Pages 103-119

      How Much Do Students Benefit from Attending Private Tutorial Schools? A Case Study of the Hong Kong Shadow Education System

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      Pages 121-138

      Innovating in Tertiary Education: A Course in Language Play

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      Pages 139-151

      Re-imagining Literacy: English in Hong Kong’s New University Curriculum

  3. Assessment Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-154

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      Pages 155-169

      The Limits of Language Tests and Language Testing: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the College English Test

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      Pages 171-187

      Scoring Fairness in Large-Scale High-Stakes English Language Testing: An Examination of the National Matriculation English Test

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      Pages 189-204

      Putting Rater Confidence in Its Place: A Qualitative Investigation of Raters’ Perceptions on Using Confidence Scoring in Speaking Tests

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      Pages 205-220

      Task-Based Language Teaching and Assessment in Chinese Primary and Secondary Schools

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      Pages 221-236

      Perspectives on Assessment for Learning in Hong Kong Writing Classrooms

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      Pages 237-255

      Perspectives into the Onscreen Marking of English in Hong Kong

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      Pages 257-273

      Implementing Innovation: A Graded Approach to English Language Testing in Hong Kong

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 275-281