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Linking the CEFR and the MET Writing Test

November 6, 2014

The MET Writing Test (coming in 2015) is now linked to the Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, teaching, assessment (CEFR, Council of Europe, 2001). Read More

MET Writing Test coming in 2015

November 5, 2014

CaMLA is pleased to announce that a writing test will be added to the popular Michigan English Test in early 2015! Read More

CaMLA partners with Cambridge University Press

October 23, 2014

You can now purchase CaMLA’s Tests for Institutions and practice materials directly from CaMLA or from Cambridge University Press

Cambridge_University_Press_logo.svgCaMLA announces a new partnership with Cambridge University Press (CUP). CUP will now serve as a distributor of CaMLA’s Tests for Institutions in the United States and Canada. By offering CaMLA’s Tests for Institutions, CUP will be able to meet the ESL needs of its clients, from placement tests to course materials to exit exams. Read More

MwALT 2014 a success!

October 15, 2014

CaMLA hosted the sixteenth-annual Midwest Association of Language Testers conference on October 3 and 4 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It was a great pleasure to welcome 89 delegates to Ann Arbor from across the MwALT community and from further afield. We also had several presenters from beyond the Midwest—Columbia University, Northern Arizona University, The University of Massachusetts, Georgia State University, and from ETS. Read More

More than 30 new ways to prepare your students for the YLTE

September 5, 2014

YLTE_Bear_pen_paperWe know what a profoundly important job teaching is, and our new YLTE Teaching Materials—now available for download—will make preparing students for the YLTE a little easier (and a lot more fun!). Read More

Hellenic American University and CaMLA announce strategic partnership

July 4, 2014

Ann Arbor, Michigan — Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (CaMLA) is pleased to announce that it is entering into a strategic partnership with Hellenic American University in New Hampshire, USA, and its partners to administer the Basic Communication Certificate of English (BCCE) and Advanced Level Certificate of English (ALCE) examinations under its auspices in Albania. The certificates from these two examinations will be issued jointly by the two institutions. Read More

CaMLA Working Papers 2014-01 and 2014-02

May 22, 2014

CaMLA Working Papers present the findings from research undertaken as part of the Spaan Research Grant Program and by CaMLA staff. The reports from the two most recent recipients of Spaan Research Grants are now available as CaMLA Working Papers. Read More

Linking the CEFR and the CaMLA EPT

April 23, 2014

english placement testCaMLA recently conducted a small-scale study to link the CaMLA EPT scores to the Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, teaching, assessment (CEFR). The study established CEFR level scores for the CaMLA EPT (see table). These correspond very well to the levels currently described in the CaMLA EPT Administration Manual, which are derived from cut scores established at the ELI-UM for EPT forms A–C. Read More

First CaMLA exams given in India

October 25, 2013

Planet EDU kicked off CaMLA’s presence in India by administering the MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) this September in Gurgaon, a leading industrial and financial center near New Delhi. Read More