A Psycholinguistic Justification of Dictation in TEM-4

Lianbing Yao


Dictation is an important way to check the examinees’ language competence. To examine the examinee in this way, there must be some theoretical basis, and to prepare for it, there must also be some ways. This essay tries to look into the issue from the previous two aspects. We especially borrow the theories in psycholinguistics in dealing with the justification of dictation in TEM-4.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/ijel.v3n4p101

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