Publisher description for Assessing grammar / James E. Purpura.

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A renewed interest in grammar, from pedagogical and research perspectives, has created the need for new approaches to assessing the grammatical ability of language learners. This book presents a comprehensive framework of second language grammatical knowledge and uses this as a base to help readers create their own assessment tools to test students' grammar.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Second language acquisition.
Grammar, Comparative and general.
Language and languages -- Grammars.
Language and languages -- Ability testing.
Communicative competence in children.