Christine Coombe

Articles

Assessing Vocabulary in the Language Classroom

Vocabulary is an essential building block of language and it makes sense to be able to measure learners’ knowledge and use …


Assessing Foreign/Second Language Writing Ability

Assessing writing skills is one of the most problematic areas in language testing. It is made even more important because …


Introduction: Cultivating Real Writers

Research shows that class time spent helping our second language learners improve theirwriting abilities has numerous benefits. A basic writing …