ASTM WK35234

    New Practice for Assessing Language for Specific Purposes

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    WK35234

    1. Scope

    PurposeThis practice describes best practices for the development and use of performance assessments that measure the demonstration of language use in specific professional, occupational, or academic contexts and domains. Such assessments typically require simulation of context-specific tasks in order to support decisions about examinees ability to carry out the language requirements of the target context. Limitations This practice is not intended to address assessment of general language proficiency or non-language-related job skills.


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    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-14-2011

    Technical Contact:
    Paul Tucker

    Status:
    Draft Under Development