The objectives of this paper are to a) summarize relevant research on bilingual language development and discuss the implications for bilingual language assessment, b) discuss limitations in current language ability testing practices for bilinguals, c) propose future directions for the development of assessment tools and practices with bilinguals. Accessed 64,765 times on https://pareonline.net from May 18, 2002 to December 31, 2019. For downloads from January 1, 2020 forward, please click on the PlumX Metrics link to the right.
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Kester, Ellen Stubbe and Peña, Elizabeth D.
"Language ability assessment of Spanish-English bilinguals: Future directions,"
Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: Vol. 8
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/pare/vol8/iss1/4