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Assessment of Language Learning in English Speaking Children

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Assessment of Language Learning in English Speaking Children

Judith Johnston, Ph.D., School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, University of British Columbia

Published online 06-05-07 in the Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network in their Encyclopedia of Language and Literacy Development

Language assessment is potentially as varied and complex as human language itself. This article focuses on initial oral language learning, but will address issues that are pertinent across a wider range of language forms and learners. It presents major research findings related to assessment rationale and methodology, and identifies questions yet to be answered in these two areas. The final section considers the implications of language diversity for assessment.

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