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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MET Go! Launched in Peru

June 15, 2018

Executives, diplomats, directors, and schools joined us on May 29, 2018, in Lima, Peru, to launch MET Go! This new, secure test is designed specifically for teens and will be available for centers to administer—on dates they choose—beginning in November 2018.

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