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Foreign Language Assessment Resources
Foreign Language Assessment Directory (FLAD)
The FLAD is a free, searchable directory of information on over 200 tests in over 90 languages.
Two of CAL’s existing test directories, the Foreign Language Assessment Database for Grades K-12 and Foreign Language Test Database, were combined in 2007 and updated into one comprehensive, easily accessible resource.
The FLAD serves as a starting point for teachers and educators to search for foreign language assessments. Available information about assessments includes grade and proficiency levels, languages for which each test is available, skills targeted by a test, information about the test’s development and the publisher’s or developer’s contact information for further inquiries.
Search the Foreign Language Assessment Directory.
Understanding Assessment: A Guide for Foreign Language Educators
CAL has developed an online tutorial designed to act as a companion piece to the FLAD, helping educators choose the most appropriate test for their needs.
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Moderated User Review
CAL has also developed a moderated user review for the FLAD, where users can review tests, read comments and learn best practices from other users to inform their decisions about testing programs.
Search the FLAD and click on the 'View Reviews' button within an assessment listing to read reviews submitted by users.
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