Testing Speaking

Testing Speaking

Testing Speaking (from TEFLChina)

What to test

Fluency

Accuracy (Grammar)

Pronunciation

Task completion

Vocabulary

Appropriateness

Comprehension

Communicative competence

How to test

Question/Answer

Picture Test

Situation/Response

Role Play

Formal Presentation

Scoring

Weighted Factors (Example)

Fluency (20%)

Pronunciation (20%)

Accuracy (20%)

Vocabulary (20%)

Task Completion (20%)

Things to be aware of when evaluating speaking