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Jia Lin, ‘Foreign Language Construct, Frameworks and Assessment’
October 22, 2018 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Carolina Asia Center’s second China Speaker series will feature Jia Lin, a teaching assistant professor of China in the Asian Studies department on “Foreign Language Construct, Framework, and Assessment.” Foreign language education is significant since it directly impact a country’s national security, economic development and international influence. Foreign language teaching and assessment should be aligned with each other in order to improve student foreign language proficiency. This presentation addresses following issues related to foreign language assessment: construct definitions of language ability, foreign language proficiency frameworks and major assessment products.