A Proposal for the Construction of Test Bank for Advanced English of English Majors in China

Fang Guo

Abstract


Advanced English is a comprehensive core course for college English majors in China to cultivate students’ linguistic performance, cultural knowledge and critical thinking ability. High-quality teaching of Advanced English is required both for teachers and students. The establishment of a high-quality Advanced English test bank is conducive to improving students’ linguistic performance and improving the validity of educational measurement. This study first puts forward the disadvantages of the current exam and the necessity of the construction of Advanced English test bank, and then proposes guiding principles and the steps of constructing the test bank, finally lists and illustrates the items in Advanced English test bank. This study will pave a way for the development of test bank in all subjects.


Keywords


Advanced English; linguistic performance; test bank; construction.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18533/journal.v8i6.1657

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