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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However, there is "some consensus among researchers that not all deletions in a given cloze passage measure exactly the same abilities" (Bachman, 1985, p.535).
Computer-assisted instruction using the Kurzweil 3000 text to speech program included the following practice activities: typing target sight words, highlighting spoken words on the computer screen, reading and saying sight words into a microphone, and completing a cloze passage. A multiple baseline design across word sets demonstrated that computer practice using Kurzweil 3000 was functionally related to increased sight word recognition.
It is an alternative to the familiar cloze passage where pupils have to suggest appropriate words deleted from a text.