Cambridge English Exams the First Hundred Years: A History of English Language Assessment from the University of Cambridge, 1913 2013 (Studies in Language Testing #38) (Hardcover)

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This book is a centenary volume to mark 100 years of Cambridge English exams. The volume chronicles the history of Cambridge ESOL, from the first administration of The Certificate of Proficiency of English in 1913, up to the present. It covers intertwining themes such as mission, exam range, constructs, content, theory and practice, research and validation, and also explores relationships with key countries, institutions, centres, staff and test-takers. Printed in full colour with an attractive layout, the volume includes many photographs and unique access to archival material and interviews with key stakeholders.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781107042391
ISBN-10: 1107042399
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: March 28th, 2013
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Studies in Language Testing