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English Language Education and Assessment

English Language Education and Assessment



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Part I: Teaching, learning and curriculum perspectives

1 Innovation in the New Senior Secondary English language curriculum: Learning English through popular culture

2 Hong Kong secondary school English teachers' beliefs and their influence on the implementation of Task-Based Language Teaching
Winnie Laifan CHAN

3 Implementing the innovative 2003 English Curriculum for Senior Secondary Schools in China: Teachers' beliefs and practices
Wenfeng WANG

4 English language teaching in vocational senior secondary schools in mainland China

5 EFL teacher learning in the Chinese sociocultural context
Peiya GU

6 Genre in the teaching of English in Hong Kong: a perspective from systemic functional linguistics

7 How much do students benefit from attending private tutorial schools? A case study of the Hong Kong shadow education system

8 Innovating in tertiary education: A course in language play

9 Re-imagining literacy: English in Hong Kong's new university curriculum

Part II: Assessment perspectives

10 The limits of language tests and language testing - challenges and opportunities facing the College English Test

11 Scoring fairness in large-scale high-stakes English language testing: an examination of the National Matriculation English Test
Liying CHENG and Yi MEI

12 Putting rater confidence in its place: A qualitative investigation of raters' perceptions on using Confidence Scoring in speaking tests

13 Task-based language teaching and assessment in Chinese primary and secondary schools
Shaoqian LUO

14 Perspectives on Assessment for Learning in Hong Kong writing classrooms
Icy LEE and Peter FALVEY

15 Perspectives into the onscreen marking of English in Hong Kong

16 Implementing innovation: a graded approach to English language testing in Hong Kong
Cameron SMART, Neil DRAVE and Jennifer SHIU

About the Author:

David Coniam has been involved in different facets of English language teaching, teacher education and assessment in Hong Kong for over 30 years. He is currently Chair Professor of Curriculum and Assessment in the Faculty of Education & Human Development at the Hong Kong Institute of Education, where he is a teacher educator, working with teachers in Hong Kong primary and secondary schools. His main publication and research interests are in language assessment, language teaching methodology and computer assisted language learning.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9789811011566
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publisher Imprint: Springer
  • Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 16 mm
  • Weight: 417 gr
  • ISBN-10: 9811011567
  • Publisher Date: 27 Sep 2016
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 234 mm
  • No of Pages: 281
  • Series Title: English
  • Sub Title: Recent Developments in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland
  • Width: 156 mm

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