Assessing Language Development is a website intended to familiarize language teachers with various approaches to assessing language development.
The forms of assessment described on our site are not particular to any given language but can be used with learners of any language, including Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Arabic, and Korean as well as more commonly taught... Read more
CALPER's Corpus portal is a gateway to information and tools for teachers interested in exploring ways in which natural language (compiled into a corpus) can be used in language teaching and learning and assessment. It can also provide quick and easy access to all corpus-related materials developed by CALPER.
The tutorial consists of ten units of self-study devoted to corpus construction, basic corpus-analytical techniques and applications. Designed for language educators.
It guides you step-by-step through the basics of collecting and analyzing 'real' language. If you are a language teacher working in school, college or university, then this website is for you.
In straightforward... Read more
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Materials designed to help students understand the content, lexical, syntactic and conversation features of natural spoken discourse. Digitized video clips with teaching suggestions and activities. Designed for intermediate to advanced learners of Japanese.