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.

Construction and Corpus-Based Analysis of the British Council-Lancaster University APTIS Corpus
01/09/2018 → 28/02/2021
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

Linking the Trinity College London Graded Examinations in Spoken English to China's Standards of English Language Ability (TCL-CSE)
01/01/1900 → …
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