Designing an IELTS test and analysing it.

 

 

  1. a) Listening test Design

 

You need to find sample passages from Internet for listening section, and add them at the end of the test as an appendix.

 

Two texts (e.g. a dialogue and a monologue) are required. At least two test techniques (e.g. one multiple choice question and one true or false question) should be used with each technique employed to design two test questions (e.g. one is easy and the other is difficult) for listening skill.

You should write brief and clear instructions for each test question. All test items should be clearly labeled or numbered and attached in appendices.

 

 

You need to provide answers of your questions as well.

 

Texts Test Techniques Test questions for each text Total test questions for listening
2 2 2 4
e.g. one dialogue and one monologue e.g. one multiple choice question and one true or false question one is easy and the other is difficult  

 

 

  1. b) Reading test design (6 questions & answers 200 words)

 

You need to find sample passage from Internet, and add it at the end of the test as an appendix.

 

One text (e.g. a dialogue or a monologue) are required. At least 6 test techniques e.g.multiple choice question, true or false question, gap filling, matching, short answers, long written assignments (letter), paraphrasing, sentence completion, error detection,should be used with each technique employed to design test questions (e.g. from easier to difficult) for reading skills.

Reading: design and develop one reading task. It should have six test questions and cover the following reading skills and techniques.

  1. Understanding main idea
  2. Skimming
  3. Scanning
  4. Understanding words and expressions in context, e.g. pronoun reference
  5. Understanding words and expressions in context, e.g. contextual meaning, not literary meaning
  6. Identifying the passage writer’s attitudes, viewpoints or implications, e.g. optimistic, pessimistic, ironic or appraising

The test question format should include multiple choices, a short answer, gap filling and true or false.

 

You need to provide answers of your questions.

 

 

Texts Test Techniques Test questions Total test questions for reading
1 6 6 6
  See lecture 11 Testing Reading Skills Each test question should assess one reading skill.

-reading for main idea

-skimming

-scanning

-identifying attitude

-making inference

 

 

 

 

  1. c) Speaking test design

 

Two different test techniques should be used with each technique employed to design two test questions (e.g. one is a role play and the other is a situational dialogue).Key marking criteria should be developed.

 

You don’t have to write any sample answers however you need to create sample criteria for speaking test. Check the following link for sample criteria, please do not copy it, you need to create a unique criteria for your speaking test. http://goo.gl/HALVSY

 

 

  1. d Writing test design (2 questions and marking criteria 700 words)

 

 

Writing: design and develop two writing tasks.

 

Two different test techniques should be used with each technique employed to design two test questions (e.g. one is a graph or table-based writing task and the other is a topic-based one). Key marking criteria should be developed.

 

You don’t have to write any sample answers however you need to create sample criteria for writing test. Check the following link for sample criteria, please do not copy it, you need to create a unique criteria for your writing test. http://goo.gl/QjZYcx

 

Give a brief account of background information abouta proficiency test you designed, e.g. test purposes, test takers, skills tested.

Fully discuss and support the use of each test technique for the test questions with evidence (e.g. using second language assessment and testing theories).

 

Fully discuss and support the use of each test technique for the test questions with evidence (e.g. using second language assessment and testing theories)

Fully discuss and support the use of each test technique for the test questions with evidence (e.g. using second language assessment and testing theories). Discuss the criteria that you crated for speaking test.

 

Fully discuss and support the use of each test technique for the test questions with evidence (e.g. using second language assessment and testing theories). Discuss the criteria that you crated for writing test.

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