Fitzpatrick, T. and J. Clenton. 2010. ‘The challenge of validation: assessing the performance of a test of productive vocabulary’. Language Testing 27/4: 537-554
Summary: This paper assesses the reliability and validity of Lex30, a test of second language productive vocabulary knowledge. Lex30 uses a word association task to elicit vocabulary, and word frequency data to measure the vocabulary produced.
Country of research: United Kingdom
Learners' background: various
Entered by: Swansea University (Department of Applied Linguistics)