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Bilingualism & Language Acquisition

Resources related to bilingualism and language acquisition.

Test Evaluations and Test Instruments

The following are relevant tests for bilingualism and English language learners

-WIDA Access for ELLs                                                  -Adept                                               
-Aprenda3                                                                      -Bilingual Syntax Measure (BSM)         
-Bilingual Verbal Ability Tests (BVAT)                             -California English Language Development Test (CELDT)
-Comprehensive English Language Learning Assessment (CELLA)
- English Language Development Assessment (ELDA)  -Idea Proficiency Test (IPT)
-Language Assessment Skills (LAS)                               -Massachusetts English Proficiency Assessment
-Maculaitis Assessment of Competencies                       -Quick Informal Assessment (QIA)

Listed below is a list of databases and websites which contain reviews of English language proficiency tests and/or the actual test.

Note:  It may be difficult to find the actual test instrument for free.  The Gateway Library (in the Johnson Center) has the WIDA Model Measure of Developing English Language (Curr. LB1525 .W53 2008), Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA) (LB1525.77 .B732 2006), and Transdisciplnary play-based assessment (RJ503.7.T73 T7 1996) are on permanent reserve.