Speaking of and in languages: towards more discerning assessment in the international classroom
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ALTE 5th International Conference Language Assessment for Multilingualism ? promoting linguistic diversity and intercultural communication
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The author proposes a reflective glance into class work and assessment in an undergraduate course testing both language skills and (inter)cultural knowledge. Special attention is drawn to the challenging dimensions of the cross-cultural learning space with regard to evaluation standards. To address the issue of fair assessment, the discussion introduces tested educational formats ? in particular, concrete class assignments ? for more insightful and comprehensive evaluation of diverse learners.