GRAMOTA Publishers suggests publishing your scientific articles in periodicals
Pedagogy. Theory & PracticePhilology. Theory & PracticeManuscript

Archive of Scientific Articles

SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2015. № 3. Part 2. P. 27-29.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Pedagogical Sciences
To Publish Article in the Journal | To show issue content | To show all articles in section | Subject Index

License Agreement on scientific materials use.


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.
Open the whole article in PDF format. Free PDF-files viewer can be downloaded here.


  1. Shumpeter I. A. Istoriya ekonomicheskogo analiza: v 3-kh t. / per. s angl.; pod red. V. S. Avtonomova. SPb.: Ekonomicheskaya shkola, 2004. T. 1. 496 s.
  2. Angiolillo P. Armed Forces Foreign Language Teaching: Critical Evaluation and Implications. N. Y.: S. F. Vanni, 1947. 440 p.
  3. Barnwell D. P. A History of Foreign Language Testing in the United States: From Its Beginnings To the Present. Tempe, Arizona: Bilingual Press, 1996. 216 p.
  4. Buchanan M. A. American Council Alpha Spanish Test. Yonkers, N. Y.: World Book Company, 1927.
  5. Fleagle F. Modern Language Tests in North Carolina // Modern Language Journal. 1923. № 8. P. 179-181.
  6. Heuser F. Regents Examination in German // Modern Language Journal. 1921. № 5. P. 13-16.
  7. Rogers A., Clark F. Report on Bryn Mawr Test of Ability to Understand Spoken French // Modern Language Journal. 1933. № 17. P. 241-248.
  8. Tharp J. B. The Lundeberg-Tharp Audition-Pronunciation Test in French // Modern Language Forum. 1931. № 16. P. 4-7.

To Publish Article in the Journal | To show issue content | To show all articles in section | Subject Index

© 2006-2021 GRAMOTA Publishers

site development and search engine optimization (seo):