MET Go! Webinar

September 9, 2019

Michigan Language Assessment is continuing the new webinar series for teachers. The next session will be 6 Strategies for Developing Listening Skills for MET Go!. 

The webinar is open to the public, and there are two times to choose from:

Tuesday, September 24th at 10:00 am EDT or Thursday, September 26th at 2:00 PM EDT

Register today for the Tuesday or Thursday time slot, or contact us at info@michiganassessment.org if you have any questions.

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5 Benefits of Multilevel English Exams

September 9, 2019

For English language schools, the choice of exams is driven by the needs of test takers. Level-based exams, such as the ECCE or ECPE, are the best choice for some classrooms. Other classrooms benefit from the administration of multilevel exams, such as the MET Go! or the MET. Multilevel exams can offer key benefits. They provide:

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Educators and Parents Can Benefit from MET Go! Feedback

July 26, 2019

In part one of this two-part series, we explored how individualized score reports can motivate learners. In part two, we learn how educators and parents can support language learners’ journeys based on the feedback from MET Go!.

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MET Go! Individualized Score Reports Can Motivate Learners

July 9, 2019

Young teens gathered in a circle look at papers with surprised faces.

MET Go! is the new, multilevel exam for pre- and early-teen learners from Michigan Language Assessment. One key feature that differentiates MET Go! from other exams is the personalized feedback that test takers receive. In part one of this two-part series, we explore how MET Go! individualized score reports can motivate learners and contribute to better language learning.

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Research Presentations on MET Go! at LTRC

March 22, 2019

At the beginning of March, several Michigan Language Assessment staff members traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, to attend the 41st annual Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC), the main conference for language testing researchers. Barbara Dobson, Michigan Language Assessment director of professional partnerships, and Gad Lim, director of assessment, served on the conference organizing committee.

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Test Centers Across South America Embrace MET Go!

January 24, 2019

MET Go! successfully launched in November 2018. Three Michigan Language Assessment test centers gave the 4-skills test for their students, most of whom ranged in age from 11 to 15. The Institute of Argentinian North American Cultural Exchange (IICANA), Alianza Cultural Uruguay, and Richmond Peru were the earliest adopters of this new exam.

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Meet Rita Simpson-Vlach, Educational Materials Developer

January 10, 2019

Michigan Language Assessment will soon offer a more robust set of educational materials. Rita Simpson-Vlach joined Michigan Language Assessment as the educational materials developer in the fall of 2018. She’ll support teachers and test centers by developing new educational resources that include test preparation materials and classroom activities for skill-specific development.

Rita Simpson-Vlach
Rita Simpson-Vlach
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Linking MET Go! and the CEFR

November 29, 2018

Linking the MET Go! and the Common European Framework of Reference summarizes the results of a standard setting study that was conducted to link scores on each section of the MET Go! to the proficiency levels of the Common European Framework of Reference.

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First Test Centers Administering MET Go!

November 8, 2018

Language learners ages 11 to 15 are now proving their English with MET Go!, the newest Michigan Language Assessment test.

MET Go! is an appealing 4-skills test that offers full-color illustrations and modern, age-appropriate content and activities. It’s an affordable way for people to demonstrate proficiency for the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages levels A1–B1.

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English Learners Achieve PRONI Goals with Michigan Tests

October 24, 2018

Teachers and students across Mexico are successfully taking Michigan Language Assessment exams to prove their English as part of the Programa Nacional de Inglés (PRONI). PRONI aims to strengthen English language education in state schools, supported by international certification for teachers and students.

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