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The Chilean National English Test: Misunderstanding the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

What is CEFR and Common Reference Levels? by Aysun Güneş Source: Aysun’s Blog: Language Teaching Tips After a long holiday, I’ll kick off with some information about CEFR and levels. Actually, I first saw the definition years ago, but started … Continue reading

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SIMCE Inglés 2010: The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test

SIMCE Inglés 2010: The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test Why do we take tests? Generally speaking, it’s because both the teacher and the learner are being held accountable. Accountability is an important concept. For English language teaching, … Continue reading

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The Chilean National English Test

SIMCE Ingles 2010: The development of the Chilean National English Test in Chile coincides with my story, which is woven autobiographically into the larger story, a test which apparently resulted in only 11% of students able to achieve a passing … Continue reading

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