Investigating the Efficacy of an Oral Assessment Protocol and Rating Rubric for a Language for Professional Purposes Program

3:10 - 3:40pm

Majestic 10, 37th floor

Presented at: American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013 Conference

This presentation investigates the efficacy of a telephone interview and rating protocol used in the English for Heritage Language Speakers (EHLS) program. We demonstrate how the instrument fulfills its screening function and analyze the relationship between some key variables and subsequent OPI scores.