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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In the first, with 85 fourth-year students, as well as in the second, with 73 fourth and fifth-year (former 3rd and 4th-grade), the authors aimed to investigate the adequacy of the Cloze test to assess and develop the reading comprehension.
The study was based on comparisons of free compositions, a cloze test (1), and a word acceptability judgment task performed by two separate groups--one consisting of native French speakers learning English as an L2, and another consisting of native English speakers.
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A classical cloze test consists of a single longer passage in which every nth word is deleted where the test takers have to supply the missing words (Oller, 1979).
Za istrazivanje govornog jezika preporucuje poluotvoreni intervju, dok za istrazivanje pisanja preporucuje slobodni sastav, diktat ili cloze test, pri cemu preporucuje prve dvije recenice teksta ostaviti netaknutima.
Examining the test-taking process: A cognitive perspective on the discourse cloze test.
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.
As soon as he turns to reading, the only example that works is a cloze test in which there is an assumption that an ability to complete the blanks correctly is a direct measure of comprehension, and that all possible alternative forms will be construct equivalent.
The students volunteered to assess their comprehension of an informed consent (1C) form which targeted HIV/AIDS patients by responding to a cloze test and a comprehension quiz.
Each new booklet contained a modified text, a glossary of key terms for that topic, an answer key, seven to ten pages of language and comprehension focussed activities and a cloze test at the end, to enable both teachers and students to assess student comprehension of key scientific content and language.