Entry Tests as an Optimal Method for Assessing Language Skills of the Students at Technical Universities
Methods and tutorials
Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), 4, Volokolamskoe shosse, Moscow, А-80, GSP-3, 125993, Russia
AbstractThe present article shares the experience in using entry tests to assess skills of the students learning English and French languages at the Moscow Aviation Institute (the State Technical University). The authors give a detailed description of making, organizing and checking the language entry tests. The paper deals with some concepts of grading the students according to their knowledge of language after fulfilling the entry tests. Some samples of English and French tests are presented in the article. The method described allows to assess objectively the language skills of the students.