Assessing Chinese Learners of English

Language Constructs, Consequences and Conundrums

  • Guoxing Yu
  • Yan Jin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Xiaoming Xi, Jonathan Schmidgall, Yuan Wang
    Pages 150-175
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 311-313

About this book


This volume gathers researchers from around the world endeavouring to better understand a number of perennial issues in assessing Chinese learners of English, covering topics such as students' test performances, interactional competence and lexical knowledge, students' motivation, teachers' attitudes and assessment policy changes.


Chinese learner English as a foreign language EFL language testing language assessment construct consequence impact washback language assessment literacy learning-oriented assessment school-based assessment (SBA) Hong Kong Taiwan China group speaking interactional competence communication strategy communicative competence paired discussion English language classroom second language

Editors and affiliations

  • Guoxing Yu
    • 1
  • Yan Jin
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BristolUK
  2. 2.Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-55397-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-44978-8
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