Pragmatic Language Testing and Its Application in Testing Oral Proficiency

Xiao Jing

Abstract


With the rapid development of pragmatics, many pragmatic theories have been applied to language testing. This paper presents a general introduction of some important pragmatic concepts and discuss the development of pragmatic language testing. Types of pragmatic oral test items and practical ways of evaluation are explored.

Keywords


Pragmatics; Pragmatic language testing; Oral testing; Evaluation


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/hsmet2016/10254

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