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English Language Proficiency Testing
An exploration of some of the most frequently used limited English language proficiency (LEP) tests.
# 121127 | 3,750 words | 13 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (ESL)


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The purpose of this paper is to describe some of the most frequently used limited English language proficiency (LEP) tests and discuss their psychometric soundness. Online LEP testing is also discussed, and pros and cons evaluated. The paper begins with a brief definition of "language proficiency" and an identification of who is eligible to be an LEP student. The general goals and purposes of LEP testing are then delineated, followed by an examination of the most frequently used tests.

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"The No Child Left Behind Act requires that children with limited English Language Proficiency (LEP) students be annually measured, and their progress in English be reported. The Act also requires that states develop standards and assessments for LEP students' progress in terms of listening, speaking, reading and writing English. Further adult education and college entrance also requires English Language Proficiency or placement in classes where proficiency can be obtained following assessment of proficiency levels. The purpose of this paper is to describe some..."

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