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TOEIC Bridge Scores: Validity Evidence From Korea and Japan TOEIC ELA ESL EFL

Powers, Donald E.; Yan, Fred
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Powers, Donald E. (ed.) The Research Foundation for the TOEIC Tests: A Compendium of Studies: Volume II. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service, Sep 2013, p5.1-5.10
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English Language Proficiency, English Language Assessment (ELA), TOEIC Bridge Test, English Language Skills, Test Validity, Test Scores, Korea, Japan, Listening Skills, Reading Skills, English as a Foreign Language (EFL), English as a Second Language (ESL), Test-Taker Performance


SUMMARY: This study sought to compare TOEIC Bridge scores to test takers' self-evaluations of their own abilities to perform everyday language tasks in English. The results suggest that the test scores correlated well with test takers' self-evaluations, providing further evidence in support of the of TOEIC Bridge scores as valid and fair indicators of English-language proficiency.

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