They came to the conclusion that the relatively high and positive correlations among the scores on the collocation tests, and the scores on the cloze tests
suggest that learners' collocational competence and proficiency level are closely and positively associated.
Table 4 below also shows a summary of errors counts in the multiple-choice and cloze tests
in the three levels.
Similarly, researchers have also indicated that cloze tests
measure word recognition (Nation & Snowling, 1997), and that there is a stronger link between cloze tests
and decoding, than for multiple-choice tests (Francis et al.
This website provides a word processor toolbar that can transform any text into dassroom activities, such as crosswords, bingo cards, and cloze tests
These results indicate the efficacy of QuickSmart as an intervention that supports students to improve automaticity in basic academic skills such as word recognition and sentence-level cloze tests
The same researchers also found a positive but rather modest link between FI and satisfactory scores on cloze tests
with a similar group of adult learners.
They also constructed two Cloze tests
from a handout on bronchoscopy, one written at the grade five level, the other at the grade nine level.
As Reppen suggests, it may be useful in developing cloze tests
or vocabulary activities, which reflect authentic texts and exposure to real language.
In standard Cloze tests
certain words are deleted from the original text and test-takers are expected to fill in the resultant gaps using all kinds of linguistic knowledge they possess.
Native and Non-Native Speaker Performance on Cloze Tests
For the conceptualization of the content; cloze tests
error correction, formal/informal words, sentence completion and notes expansion exercises are seen to be essential to be emphasized in the syllabus.
In particular, it has been argued by Hanania and Shikhani (1986) that cloze tests
are significantly correlated with standardized ESL tests in predicting the learner's level of proficiency.