cloze test


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cloze test

(kləʊz)
n
(Psychology) a test of the ability to comprehend text in which the reader has to supply the missing words that have been removed from the text at regular intervals
[altered from close to complete a pattern (in Gestalt theory)]
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Noun1.cloze test - a test for diagnosing reading ability; words are deleted from a prose passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
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cloze test

nWortergänzungstest m, → Lückentest m
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Apparently, the cloze test has all these characteristics because its marking is objective and fixed, its management easy, and the results of student achievement can be interpreted in a clear and informative way according to the purpose of evaluation.
Keshavarz et al [13], after carrying out a study on the collocational competence and cloze test performance, state that there is a virtual lack of empirical research on the relationship between EFL learners' collocational knowledge and their performance on cloze tests.
Many teachers mentioned formal comprehension tests such as: the Australian National Assessment Program--Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN), which is composed of short texts in the form of a magazine and multiple choice questions; the Tests of Reading Comprehension (TORCH), which is a standardised cloze test (Mossenson, Hill, & Masters, 2003); and the Progressive Achievement Tests in Reading (PAT-R) (ACER, 2008), which is comprised of short texts and multiple choice questions.
In the cloze test, the differences among the three levels were not big either: 68% for E99, 64% for E101, and 60% for E102.
The Cloze test deletes words from a text "(usually every fifth word) and requires the subjects to fill in the blanks.
The posttest battery consisted of the following measures: (a) the Cloze Test (3 minutes), (b) the Strategy-Use Test (25 minutes), and (c) the Reading Comprehension section of the GMRT-4 (35 minutes for testing).
In the following cloze test of the study, all the native English speakers maintained the past discourse frame in Verb Slots 6 and 7, but a relatively high number of non-native speakers employed the present tense, thus extending the textual frame from a past time to the present time.
Similarly, Hansen (1984) found a significant positive relationship between field independence and scores on L2 tests, which was particularly noticeable in the case of the cloze test and which was also dependent to a certain degree on the learners' cultural background and sex.
dagger]) A Cloze test requires the examinee to fill in words that have been systematically deleted from a sample of text.
Further, 77 percent of the patients were able to comprehend the material on the grade five Cloze test, but only 30 percent were able to comprehend the material on the grade nine Cloze test.
These were: a Cloze test, a C-test and its modified version.
sempre secondo lo stesso intervallo, denominata anche cloze `classico') o natural cloze test (Brown 93-116), in modo da prendere in considerazione un gran numero di diverse tipologie di strutture linguistiche (come sostengono per esempio Chavez-Oller, mettendo alla prova la competenza su collocazioni, tempi verbali, coesione testuale, ecc.