Second Language Studies: Acquisition, Learning, Education and Technology
Since English has become a lingua franca in the world, English programs need to be based on International standards such as Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). (1) We report validation experiment by can-do self-check survey in relation to the CEFR levels, in order to find out the cut-off scores and ranges of our computer adaptive placement test called Web-based Test of English Communication (WeTEC), using logistic regression analysis. (2) We discuss Oral self-introduction data among Asian users of English based on the CEFR, using the multi-faceted Rasch Model.
Bibliographic reference. Nakano, Michiko / Tsutsu, Eiichiro / Kondo, Yusuke (2010): "Bridging a gap between L2 research and classroom practice (1): English as a lingua franca (ELF) in asia and some assessment based on common european framework of reference for languages (CEFR)", In L2WS-2010, paper P1-2.