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  • Authors: Thu, Dinh Minh (2020)

  • Research on washback, i.e. test impacts on teaching and learning in class, of high-stake English tests is prevalent. Little attention has, however, been paid to washback of an English achievement test (EAT) albeit its highly practical significance including reporting and improving teacher effectiveness right in a programme in a specific context (El-Kafafi, 2012; Antineskul & Sheveleva, 2015). The present paper aims to explore teachers’ perceptions of the teaching contents under the influence of an EAT which steps up to an English Proficiency Test - PET (or B1 level equivalent) for university undergraduates in Vietnam as required for graduation by Vietnam’s Ministry of Educ...

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  • Authors: Dinh, Thi Phuong Hoa (2020)

  • A study in Vietnam concerning the effects of The Vietnam Six-levels of Foreign Language Proficiency Framework, specially English Proficiency Tests for graduates, on classroom teaching and learning activities are reported. The study explores the phenomenon of washback or backwash, the influences of testing on 9 teachers and 679 non-English major students. It is cited as the only known research investigating washback in language education through classroom observation. The study was conducted at National University of Art Education, and combined classroom observations with data from interview, questionaire responses and document analysis to determine whether washback exist, to what degr...

Browsing by Subject Washback

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  • WASHBACK OF AN ENGLISH ACHIEVEMENT TEST.pdf.jpg
  • Article


  • Authors: Thu, Dinh Minh (2020)

  • Research on washback, i.e. test impacts on teaching and learning in class, of high-stake English tests is prevalent. Little attention has, however, been paid to washback of an English achievement test (EAT) albeit its highly practical significance including reporting and improving teacher effectiveness right in a programme in a specific context (El-Kafafi, 2012; Antineskul & Sheveleva, 2015). The present paper aims to explore teachers’ perceptions of the teaching contents under the influence of an EAT which steps up to an English Proficiency Test - PET (or B1 level equivalent) for university undergraduates in Vietnam as required for graduation by Vietnam’s Ministry of Educ...

  • t.pdf.jpg
  • Article


  • Authors: Dinh, Thi Phuong Hoa (2020)

  • A study in Vietnam concerning the effects of The Vietnam Six-levels of Foreign Language Proficiency Framework, specially English Proficiency Tests for graduates, on classroom teaching and learning activities are reported. The study explores the phenomenon of washback or backwash, the influences of testing on 9 teachers and 679 non-English major students. It is cited as the only known research investigating washback in language education through classroom observation. The study was conducted at National University of Art Education, and combined classroom observations with data from interview, questionaire responses and document analysis to determine whether washback exist, to what degr...