Importance Of English Language Assessment

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INTRODUCTION The paper focuses upon the significance and the quality of English language learning assessment and evaluation process in the educational system. Evaluation is a wider concept than testing and measurement, and is designed to judge the worth of all the educational outcomes brought about as a result of teaching learning process. Inthis process the students come to know their own drawbacks and try to improve. Thus, it helps the teacher in diagnosing the difficulty in learning. Because in a continuous assessment of the student day-to-day progress it helps in determining the potentialities and interests of every student, on the basis of the day-to-day records of students it becomes easy to know the present status of the student…show more content…
By establishing learning objectives, assessment methods are used to measure selected learning outcomes to see whether or not objectives have been met for the course of program. It can be done in four splendid stages. 1. Establish Learning Goals: Establishing clear, measurable expected outcomes of student learning. 2. Provide Learning Opportunities: Ensuring that students have sufficient opportunities to achieve those outcomes. 3. Assess Student Learning: Systematically gathering, analyzing and interpreting evidence to determine how well student learning matches our expectations. 4. Use the Result: Using the resulting information to understand and improve student learning. ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN CLASSROOM In the educational system classroom teachers, more than anyone else, are actively and continuously involved in assessment and evaluation. Students can alsoparticipateactivelyin assessing their own achievements and in planning how they will study and learn the second…show more content…
Language objectives refer to language skills that learners are expected to acquire in the classroom. Objectives that are concerned with strategies for communicating, learning, and critical thinking are referred to as "strategic objectives". Learning process are “conscious processes and techniques that facilitate the comprehension, acquisition, and retention of new skills and concepts” (Chamot and O’Malley 1987). According to Chamot and Michael O’Malley, these may include metacognitive strategies (such as selective attention), cognitive strategies (such as summarizing and elaboration), or socio-affective strategies (such as questioning for clarification). Socio-affective objectives refer to changes in learner’s attitudes or social behaviours that result from classroom instruction (e.g. changes in attitudes toward the target language, the target language group, or the learner’s first language

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