Professor Tineke Brunfaut

Professor in Linguistics and English Language

Research Interests

My main research interests are language testing, and reading and listening in a second/foreign language. In recent research, I have focused on:

A. Cognitive and affective factors and processes in testing:

B. Methodology in language testing research

C. Language test development

I am a recipient of the ILTA Best Article Award, the e-Assessment Award for Best Research, and the TOEFL Outstanding Young Scholar Award.

I regularly conduct language test development and consultancy work for professional and educational bodies around the world.

Linking the Trinity College London Graded Examinations in Spoken English to China's Standards of English Language Ability (TCL-CSE)
01/10/2020 → 30/06/2022
Research

Construction and Corpus-Based Analysis of the British Council-Lancaster University APTIS Corpus
01/09/2018 → 30/06/2022
Research

English Language Assessment - Sri Lanka
01/04/2018 → 30/09/2019
Research

An Investigation of the Impact of Delivery Mode on the Integrated Skills in English (ISE) exam (phase 1)
01/02/2017 → 31/08/2018
Research

English listening and speaking assessment in Bangladesh Higher Secondary Schools
20/10/2016 → 31/03/2017
Research

Austrian nationwide listening and reading test project
01/06/2015 → 31/10/2016
Consultancy

Looking into Reading II
01/05/2015 → 31/03/2016
Research

Looking into Reading
01/08/2013 → 30/11/2014
Research

Assessing second language reading through eye-tracking: an exploratory study
01/04/2013 → …
Research

Linking the GEPT listening test to the Common European Framework of Reference
01/04/2012 → 31/12/2013
Research

Language Test Design and Evaluation in Luxembourg
01/09/2011 → …
Other

Tasks, proficiency and assessing L2 listening comprehension
01/07/2010 → 31/08/2012
Research

Socio-pragmatic competence of L2-doctors
01/01/2007 → 30/11/2008
Research

Foreign language reading for academic purposes
01/10/2003 → 31/03/2008
Research

Language, Educational Efficiency and Economic Outcomes
01/01/2000 → 31/12/2002
Research

The Effect of Test-Taker'sWorking Memory and Task Motivation on TOEFL Junior Comprehensive Test Scores
01/01/1900 → …
Research

  • LTRG - Language Testing Research Group