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cloze

 (klōz)
adj.
Based on or being a test of reading comprehension in which the test taker is asked to supply words that have been systematically deleted from a text.

[Alteration of closure.]

cloze

(kloʊz)

adj.
of or designating a procedure for measuring comprehension or text difficulty by requiring the reader to supply elements that have been deleted from a text.
[1953; from closure]
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Adj.1.cloze - based on or being a test of reading skill using the cloze procedure
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And Tess won't look pretty in her best cloze no mo--o--ore!"
The study applies an Adult College Entrance English Test Paper as the pre-test instrument, which is composed of six parts: reading (40% of the total expected score), cloze (20% of the total expected score), writing (16.7% of the total expected score), vocabulary (10% of the total expected score), daily conversation (10% of the total expected score), and phonetics (3.3% of the total expected score).
The Cloze Readability Procedure (Cloze Procedure) and readability formulas are widely accepted approaches in the literature on measuring the level of text readability and classifying them according to their difficulty levels.
Vocabulary acquisition through cloze exercises, sentence-writing and composition-writing: Extending the evaluation component of the involvement load hypothesis.
The main tool used to measure English language competence was a C-test, which is based on the principle of cloze tests and is thought to be a good measure of grammatical and lexical competence that correlates well with other general language competence measures.
Pretests consisted of (a) a multiword expressions cloze test designed to test knowledge (productive recall) of target multiword expressions (see Appendix C.1 for a screenshot of the Moodle test page and a text version of the multiword expression pre- and postcloze test), and (b) a spoken role-play recording designed to measure productive oral fluency and use of target multiword expressions.
It also includes cloze and maze activities to develop the semantic cueing system (Paulson & Freeman, 2003) (see below).
For example, cloze exercises are meant to measure how well students comprehend the reading passage as they required students to recall and produce details of the reading.
This was done as a cloze exercise followed by class discussion, providing students with an opportunity to develop relevant vocabulary (for example biodiversity and ecosystems) and preparing them to comprehend the video when it was shown.
Tasks consisted of multiple choice questions, cloze tests, and matching activities (Figure 1).
As students read, the app prompts them to take periodic assessments from right inside a book, including multiple choice questions, shortresponse questions, and cloze (fillin-the-blank) assessments.
Content reading strategies such as graphic organisers, the three level guide or cloze exercise are generic, in that they can be applied across subject areas (see Morris & Stewart-Dore, 1984).