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Investigating Lexico-grammatical Complexity as Construct Validity Evidence for the ECPE Writing Tasks: A Multidimensional Analysis

May 8, 2017

The first of the 2016 CaMLA Working Papers is now available. CaMLA Working Papers present the findings from research undertaken as part of the Spaan Research Grant Program and by CaMLA staff.
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MELAB Linked to CEFR

April 3, 2017

The recently published Linking the Common European Framework of Reference and the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery summarizes the results of a multi-panel standard setting study that was conducted with panelists in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK).

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CaMLA releases new YLTE sample tests

December 8, 2016

Download volume 2 of the YLTE Bronze, Silver, and Gold sample tests

New sample tests for the YLTE (Young Learners Tests of English) are now available. Each new Bronze, Silver, and Gold form contains a reading and writing section and a listening section. There is also an answer key. Use these new forms in conjunction with the sample tests already available on the website to help prepare young learners for the YLTE.

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Applications now open for 2017 CaMLA internships

November 2, 2016

Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (CaMLA), a collaboration between the University of Michigan and Cambridge English Language Assessment, is now accepting applications for its internship program for 2017.

Application deadline is January 31, 2017.

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An Intern’s Words: Laura Ballard

October 7, 2016

CaMLA’s internship program provides professional training and research opportunities for English language teaching and assessment professionals and graduate students. In 2016, CaMLA had two interns in the office. The following is from Laura Ballard, one of our 2016 interns.

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