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SOURCE:   Philological Sciences. Issues of Theory and Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2015. № 3. Part 2. P. 27-29. ISSN 1997-2911.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Pedagogical Sciences
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EVALUATION OF LISTENING SKILLS IN THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE LANGUAGE TESTING IN THE USA

Baluyan Svetlana Razmikovna
Southern Federal University


Abstract. In the article the results of the study of language listening tests evolution in the first half of the XX century in the USA are presented. The problems of formation and development of the methods of listening skills control in the early history of language testing are considered. The author discusses the results of searches of testers, the logic of development of control methods, the current state of language testing and forecasts the ways of its improvement in the future.
Key words and phrases: история языкового тестирования, аудирование, оценивание аудитивной компетенции, контроль навыков аудирования, history of language testing, listening, assessment of listening competence, control of listening skills.
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