This selection of experimental items has been assembled by teams working on the DIALANG Project to illustrate the benefits of using IT to deliver tests. Many of these items could be incorporated into the DIALANG system in the future; they thus illustrate possible ways forward for the system.

The items illustrate:

  1. Innovative ways of testing direct speaking and writing, i.e. skills that the current system lacks
  2. Additional or alternative types of feedback to the clients (especially at item level)
  3. Ways in which IT can enhance the quality and authenticity of language test items

Experimental Item Types
Demonstration Program

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This project is funded by the European Commission DG XXII under the SOCRATES Programme, LINGUA Action D.