School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for LALS 524 in 2015.

LALS-524 – Language Testing

Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Linguistics & Applied LanguageRestrictions:LALS 504

A study of the design, development and analysis of language tests, especially for the purpose of assessing achievement or proficiency in a second language. Trimester 3: Withdrawal with refund by 20/11/15; withdrawal without Associate Dean (Students) approval by 19/1/16.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $886.80     international $2,346.60

Set Texts

1. McNamara, T. (2000). Language Testing. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. LALS 524 Set Readings

The readings for LALS 524 are all available on Blackboard, and downloadable in PDF format. Other readings, where necessary, are posted on Blackboard in PDF format.

All textbooks and student notes for the third trimester will be available from Vicbooks:


Trimester 3 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10593 (L1) 16 Nov – 20 Dec 2015Wed1610 - 180024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]101Peter Gu
4 Jan – 7 Feb 2016Wed1610 - 180024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]101
10647 (L1) 16 Nov – 7 Feb 2016tba [Distance (NZ)] Peter Gu

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.