Exploring Language Assessment and Testing: Language in Action Anthony Green (2021)

Authors

  • Lynda Taylor University of Bedfordshire

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/sols.20928

Keywords:

Language testing, Language assessment, Assessment literacy

Abstract

Exploring Language Assessment and Testing: Language in Action Anthony Green (2021) (2nd edition) New York: Routledge. Pp. 306
ISBN: 9781138388772 (hbk) ISBN: 9781138388789 (pbk) ISBN: 9781003105794 (eBook)

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Published

2022-11-22

How to Cite

Taylor, L. (2022). Exploring Language Assessment and Testing: Language in Action Anthony Green (2021). Sociolinguistic Studies, 16(2-3), 401–409. https://doi.org/10.1558/sols.20928