School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

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. This course runs as both distance and campus-based over summer: November 2013 to February 2014. Trimester 3: Withdrawal with refund by 21/11/2014; withdrawal without Associate Dean (Students) approval by 11/12/2014.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $852.75     international $2,256.30

Set Texts

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

Both are available at vicbooks and local bookstores.The readings for LALS 524 are all available on Blackboard, and downloadable in PDF format. Other additional readings will be posted on Blackboard when needed. 



Trimester 3 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10593 (L1) 17 Nov – 21 Dec 2014Thu1310 - 150024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]201Peter Gu
5 Jan – 12 Feb 2015Thu1310 - 150024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]201
10647 (L1) 17 Nov – 22 Feb 2015tba [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.