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Testing Young Learners is Beneficial...

- Parents know where their children stand in school
- Develop positive attitudes towards assessment

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How to help young learners to develop positive attitudes towards assessment

- make Testing (partof) Assessment (partof) Teaching Prog.
- Unite Testing and Learning
- Feedback immediate & Positive (value maximized sandwiches)
- Comfortable Environment
- Self assessment (monitoring own success - pleasure of success)

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Testing Young Learners
Particular Demand (Valid&Reliable)

- Not Long test
- Engage (Stories & Play)
- Visually attractive (pictures unambiguous, check students bckgrnd)
- Task Comfortably handled in First Language
- Social interactions
- if teaching&learning involve tasks integrated (int. tasks, 2+skills, can be in test: NOT for diagnostic though)

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Testing Young Learners
- DON'T

- Long Test
- Ambiguous Test
- Unhandleable task in first language

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Recommendations for Young Learners Techniques

- Younger Students need many opportunities to practice before
- Not much writing (like 1st Language)
- As Students get Older, Teacher uses more Teen/Adults techniques

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Young Learners
LISTENING techniques

- Placing objects/identifying people
- Multiple Choice pictures
- Colour drawing (right colour)
- Information Colour (complete chart with what heard)

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Young Learners
READING techniques

- Multiple Choice: 
Pictures/Words/Definition

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Young Learners
WRITING techniques

- Anagram w/ picture
- Cartoon Story (pictures to write - like storytelling)
- Gap filling w/ pictures (drawing restricted objects)

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Young Learners
need before testing ORAL ABILITY 

- Warm-up
- Relaxed Environment

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Young Learners
ORAL ABILITY techniques

- Straightforward Questions on Child+Family
- Compare 2 elements
- Complete story started (pictures help)
- Elements of a series
- Guess Who (interaction)