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prediction of TOEFL listening comprehension item difficulty for minitalk passages implications for construct validity by Roy O. Freedle

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Published by Educational Testing Service in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.,
  • Listening -- Ability testing.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRoy Freedle, Irene Kostin.
SeriesTOEFL research reports ;, rept. 56
ContributionsKostin, Irene.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1128.A2 F73 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 61 p. ;
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL627482M
LC Control Number96227975

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The purpose of the current study was to predict the difficulty of a large sample (n = ) of the TOEFL® test (Test of English as a Foreign Language™) listening comprehension items that dealt with the minitalk (listening) passages. Four item types were examined: Main Idea items (consisting of two subtypes: explicit and implicit gist. predicting listening item difficulty. An additional purpose is to demonstrate that the pattern of significant predictor variables may provide evidence regarding the construct validity of TOEFL's listening (i.e., minitalk) items. We do not attempt here a full-scale approach to listening item predictionCited by: The prediction of TOEFL listening comprehension item difficulty for minitalk passages: Implications for construct validity (TOEFL research reports) by Roy O Freedle Free PDF d0wnl0ad, audio books, books to read, good books to read, cheap books, good books, online books, books online, book reviews epub, read books online, books to read online. The Prediction of TOEFL Listening Comprehension Item Difficulty for Minitalk Passages: Implications for Construct Validity (Research Report 56) Article Dec

  The prediction of TOEFL listening comprehension item difficulty for minitalk passages: implications for construct validity. Research Reports Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey.   August The Prediction of TOEFL Listening Comprehension Item Difficulty for Minitalk Passages: Implications for Construct Validity. . Prediction of the difficulty (equated delta) of a large sample (n=) of reading comprehension items from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) was studied using main idea, inference. Freedle, R., & Kostin, I. () The prediction of TOEFL listening comprehension item difficulty for minitalk passages: implication for construct validity. ETS research report series, Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.

Reading test assesses examinees’ reading comprehension skills in English through the useof authentic college-level texts (“passages”)of about words excerpted from authentic sources. Comprehension of each passage is tested by means of fourteen non- overlappingmultiple-choice questions (“items”). Some items directlymeasure. Freedle, R. and Kostin, I. The prediction of TOEFL listening comprehension item difficulty for minitalk passages: implications for construct validity. TOEFL Research Report Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service. Freedle, R. and Kostin, I. The prediction of TOEFL listening comprehension item difficulty for minitalk passages: implications for construct validity. TOEFL Research Report No. 56; also available as . The TOEFL Reading contains 10 different types of questions, each with their own point value and strategy. Some questions are straightforward, while others have answers designed to trick you. This short article will give you the skills to identify the question type and find the answer by systematically eliminating the wrong choices. It’s the perfect guide to help you study smarter and read.