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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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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.
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.