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a test for diagnosing reading ability

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Collocational competence and cloze test performance: a study of Iranian EFL Learners.
In the cloze test, the differences among the three levels were not big either: 68% for E99, 64% for E101, and 60% for E102.
Some students even inserted did not before could in the cloze test as a result of overemphasis of relating did to simple past.
They found that FI learners performed better on discrete-point and cloze tests.
Similarly, Hansen (1984) found a significant positive relationship between field independence and scores on L2 tests, which was particularly noticeable in the case of the cloze test and which was also dependent to a certain degree on the learners' cultural background and sex.
Wilson, Mood, Risk, and Kershaw (9003) used the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine (REALM) to test reading recognition and the Cloze test to measure reading comprehension in their study of 238 randomly selected patients receiving radiation therapy at two Midwest urban radiation oncology centers.
The words deleted from the original text used to design the Cloze test are considered "easy" for the learners on the advanced level represented by the subjects (all the words appear in low frequency bands; cf.
As regards the three tests, it was assumed that the Cloze test is ordinarily more challenging than the other two: gap-filling probably requires higher competence, both grammatical and pragmatic.
Performance on Cloze Tests with Fixed-Ratio and Rational Deletions.
sempre secondo lo stesso intervallo, denominata anche cloze `classico') o natural cloze test (Brown 93-116), in modo da prendere in considerazione un gran numero di diverse tipologie di strutture linguistiche (come sostengono per esempio Chavez-Oller, mettendo alla prova la competenza su collocazioni, tempi verbali, coesione testuale, ecc.
Participants in the Bulgarian and Spanish groups were judged as low-intermediate learners of English on the basis of an independent measure of proficiency: a cloze test (see Slabakova 1997c for details).
Factor validity of cloze tests as measures of reading comprehension ability.
For example, without the classroom observation data the patterns of errors in the cloze tests might have suggested the need for more explicit teaching of comprehension strategies (Pressley, 2002).
It is fairly easy to implement discrete-point grammar and vocabulary tests using radio buttons to create multiple choice items, cloze tests and C-tests with textfields for brief-response items, discourse completion tests or essays with large text areas, as well as reading comprehension tests with frames, where one frame displays the text and the other frame displays multiple-choice or brief-response questions.
This stage provides the learner with an opportunity to practice the same target items and structures through a range of activities; typical exercise formats include multiple choice, word-ordering, cloze tests, and substitution drills.