ASSESSING SPEAKING

DESIGNING ASSESSMENT TASK

SUMMARY
In partial fulfilment of the assignment of ICT-Based Language Assessment
Lecturer: Prof. Hj. Utami Widiati, MA, Ph.D

By:
Lusy Kurniawati NPM. 21502073072
Henni Herawati NPM. 21502073073
Laeli Tri Cahyani NPM. 21502073074

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY OF MALANG
GRADUATE PROGRAM

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION DEPARTMENT 2016 ASSESSING SPEAKING A. DESIGNING ASSESSMENT TASKS : IMITATIVE SPEAKING Imitative tasks focus on the ability of the test-taker to simply imitate (or parrot) a word. wheater it is a pair of words. For example :  Word Repetition Test taker hear : Repeat after me Beat [pause] bit [pause] Bat [pause] vat [pause]  Sentence Repetition Test taker hear : Test taker read : . 1) Word Repetition Task In a simple repetition task. pronunciation) not meaning and requires listening just for the prompt. a sentence. or sentences. or perhaps a question (to test for intonation production). This assessment focuses on the phonetic level of oral production (i. phrase.e. test-takers repeat the stimulus.

1) Directed Response Tasks 2) Read Aloud Tasks 3) Dialogue Completion Tasks 4) Picture-Cued Tasks 5) Translation .  Question Repetition 2) Phonepass Test Phonepass Test is a popular test that uses imitative (as well as intensive) production task. repeat sentences. B. Their tasks are cued and the student will demonstrate their linguistic ability. It elicits computer-assisted oral production over a telephone. say words and answer questions with a downloadable test. DESIGNING ASSESSMENT TASKS : INTENSIVE SPEAKING The intensive aspect of speaking requires test-takers to produce short stretches of language. Test-takers read aloud.

Assessment of responsive tasks involve brief interactions with an interlocutor. differing from intensive tasks in the increased creativity given to the test-taker and from interactive tasks by the somewhat limited length of utterances (Douglas-Brown.htm .ufmg.html http://www. DESIGNING ASSESSMENT TASKS : RESPONSIVE SPEAKING According to Brown.com/speaking. 2004).weebly. This aspect of assessment helps the teacher realize the student’s ability to participate in discussions http://rbte494assessments. Test taker hear : Where do you usually eat with your family ? Test taker read : (a) Bedroom (b) Living room (c) Dining room (d) Garage  Open-ended Response to a Question Test taker hear : Where do you usually eat with your family? Test taker write or speak: __________________________ C.br/arado/freebooks/english/speak1.letras.