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A focus on language test development

expanding the language proficiency construct across a variety of tests

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Published by Second Language Teaching & Curriculum Center, University of Hawaii at Mānoa in [Mānoa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Ability testing.,
  • Language and languages -- Examinations.

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Thom Hudson & James Dean Brown.
    SeriesTechnical report -- #21., Technical report (University of Hawaii at Manoa. Second Language Teaching & Curriculum Center) -- #21.
    ContributionsHudson, Thom., Brown, James Dean.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18165632M
    ISBN 100824823516

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