Yıl 2021, Cilt 8 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 38 - 66 2021-03-15

Developing and validating a computerized oral proficiency test of English as a foreign language (Coptefl)

Cemre ISLER [1] , Belgin AYDIN [2]


This study is about the development and validation process of the Computerized Oral Proficiency Test of English as a Foreign Language (COPTEFL). The test aims at assessing the speaking proficiency levels of students in Anadolu University School of Foreign Languages (AUSFL). For this purpose, three monologic tasks were developed based on the Global Scale of English (GSE, 2015) level descriptors. After the development of the tasks, it was aimed to develop the COPTEFL system and then compare the test scores and test-takers’ perspectives on monologic tasks between the COPTEFL and the face-to-face speaking test. The findings from these quantitative and qualitative analyses provided substantial support for the validity and reliability of the COPTEFL and inform the further refinement of the test tasks.
Language testing, Oral proficiency testing, Computerized oral proficiency testing, English language learners, EFL context
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Birincil Dil en
Konular Eğitim, Bilimsel Disiplinler
Yayınlanma Tarihi March
Bölüm Makaleler
Yazarlar

Orcid: 0000-0002-3622-0756
Yazar: Cemre ISLER
Kurum: FIRAT UNIVERSITY
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-4719-7440
Yazar: Belgin AYDIN
Kurum: TED UNIVERSITY
Ülke: Turkey


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 15 Mart 2021

APA Isler, C , Aydın, B . (2021). Developing and validating a computerized oral proficiency test of English as a foreign language (Coptefl) . International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education , 8 (1) , 38-66 . DOI: 10.21449/ijate.854678