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  • Cambridge English exams and learning oriented assessment Some language tests don’t require candidates to have a specific ability level in order to pass. There is no pass or fail in such tests, only a score which is related to a level on a proficiency scale. These are called multi-level tests. Placement tests are by definition multi-level tests. Cambridge Assessment English has recently ...
  • Level-based exams and learner motivation What motivates learners? According to studies on motivation, some of the motivating elements can be traced back to: learners understanding the learning goals learners appreciating the goals as meaningful, in other words both attainable and relevant for their needs outside the class learners getting a sense of progress by achieving goals and moving on to the next set ...