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Professor Charles Alderson

Emeritus

  1. 2017
  2. Published

    Exploring the role of phraseological knowledge in foreign language reading

    Kremmel, B., Brunfaut, T. & Alderson, C., 1/12/2017, In: Applied Linguistics. 38, 6, p. 848-870 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Bridging assessment and learning: a view from second and foreign language assessment

    Alderson, J. C., Brunfaut, T. & Harding, L., 2017, In: Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice. 24, 3, p. 379-387 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. 2016
  5. Published

    Characteristics of Weak and Strong Readers in a Foreign Language

    Alderson, J. C., Nieminen, L. & Huhta, A., 2016, In: Modern Language Journal. 100, 4, p. 853-879 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  6. 2015
  7. Published

    Diagnostic assessment of reading and listening in a second or foreign language: elaborating on diagnostic principles

    Harding, L., Alderson, C. & Brunfaut, T., 07/2015, In: Language Testing. 32, 3, p. 317-336 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Towards a theory of diagnosis in second and foreign language assessment: insights from professional practice across diverse fields

    Alderson, J. C., Brunfaut, T. & Harding, L., 05/2015, In: Applied Linguistics. 36, 2, p. 236-260 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    The diagnosis of reading in a second or foreign language

    Alderson, J. C., Haapakangas, E-L., Huhta, A., Nieminen, L. & Ullakonoja, R., 2015, New York and London: Routledge.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  10. 2014
  11. Published

    Issues in language testing revisited

    Alderson, J. C., Brunfaut, T. & Harding, L., 2014, In: Language Assessment Quarterly. 11, 2, p. 125-128 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  12. 2013
  13. Published

    The metalinguistic knowledge of undergraduate students of English language or linguistics

    Alderson, J. C. & Hudson, R., 1/11/2013, In: Language Awareness. 22, 4, p. 320-337 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Re-examining the content validation of a grammar test: the (im)possibility of distinguishing vocabulary and structural knowledge

    Alderson, J. C. & Kremmel, B., 1/10/2013, In: Language Testing. 30, 4, p. 535-556 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. 2011
  16. Published

    The Politics of aviation English testing

    Alderson, J. C., 1/10/2011, In: Language Assessment Quarterly. 8, 4, p. 386-403 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    A lifetime of language testing

    Alderson, J. C., 2011, Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press. 323 p. (Applied Linguistic Series)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  18. Published

    Can research into the diagnostic testing of reading in a second or foreign language contribute to SLA research?

    Alderson, J. C. & Huhta, A., 2011, In: EUROSLA Yearbook. 11, p. 30-52 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  19. 2010
  20. Published

    A survey of aviation English tests.

    Alderson, J. C., 01/2010, In: Language Testing. 27, 1, p. 51-72 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  21. 2009
  22. Published

    The politics of language education : individuals and institutions.

    Alderson, J. C. & Alderson, J. C. (ed.), 15/03/2009, Bristol: Multilingual Matters. 208 p. (New Perspectives on Language and Education)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  23. Published

    Air safety, language assessment policy and policy implementation : the case of aviation English.

    Alderson, J. C., 03/2009, In: Annual Review of Applied Linguistics. 29, 1, p. 168-187 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Setting the Scene.

    Alderson, J. C., 2009, The politics of language education : individuals and institutions. Alderson, J. C. (ed.). Bristol: Multilingual Matters, p. 8-44 37 p. (New perspectives on language and education).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  25. Published

    Studying the English language : reflections.

    Culpeper, J. & Alderson, J. C., 2009, English language : description, variation and context. Culpeper, J., Katamba, F., Kerswill, P., McEnery, T. & Wodak, R. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave, p. 659-666 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  26. Published

    The Micropolitics of research and publication.

    Alderson, J. C., 2009, The politics of language education : individuals and institutions. Alderson, J. C. (ed.). Bristol: Multilingual Matters, p. 222-236 15 p. (New perspectives on language and education).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  27. 2007
  28. Published

    The CEFR and the need for more research

    Alderson, J. C., 1/12/2007, In: Modern Language Journal. 91, 4, p. 659-663 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  29. Published

    Judging the frequency of English words.

    Alderson, J. C., 2007, In: Applied Linguistics. 28, 3, p. 383-409 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  30. Published

    The challenge of diagnostic testing: do we know what we are measuring

    Alderson, J. C., 2007, Language testing reconsidered . Fox, J. D. (ed.). Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, p. 21-39 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  31. 2006
  32. Published

    Implementing and evaluating a self-assessment mechanism for the web-based Language and Style course.

    Alderson, J. C. & McIntyre, D., 1/08/2006, In: Language and Literature. 15, 3, p. 291-306 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Analysing tests of reading and listening in relation to the Common European Framework of Reference: The Experience of the Dutch CEFR Construct Project.

    Alderson, J. C., Figueras, N., Kuiper, H. & Nold, G., 1/01/2006, In: Language Assessment Quarterly. 3, 1, p. 3-30 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  34. 2005
  35. Published

    Editorial.

    Alderson, J. C., 1/07/2005, In: Language Testing. 22, 3, p. 257-260 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  36. Published

    The development of a suite of computer-based diagnostic tests based on the Common European Framework.

    Alderson, J. C. & Huhta, A., 1/07/2005, In: Language Testing. 22, 3, p. 301-320 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Diagnosing foreign language proficiency : the interface between learning and assessment.

    Alderson, J. C., 2005, London: Continuum.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  38. 2004
  39. Unpublished
  40. Published

    The shape of things to come: will it be the normal distribution

    Alderson, J. C., 2004, European language testing in a global context: proceedings of the ALTE Barcelona conference, July 2001. . Milanovic, M. & Weir, C. J. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 1-26 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  41. 2003
  42. Published

    Diagnosing foreign language proficiency: a teaching/testing interface

    Alderson, J. C., 2003, Teaching and assessing language proficiency. Poedjosoedarmo, G. R. (ed.). Singapore: SEAMEO Regional Language Centre, p. 112-123 11 p. (Anthology Series; vol. 45).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  43. Published

    Reading and use of English.

    Alderson, J. C. & Cseresznyés., M., 2003, Budapest: Teleki László Foundation. 289 p. (Into Europe)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  44. 2002
  45. Published

    State of the art review : language testing and assessment (part two).

    Alderson, J. C. & Banerjee, J., 17/04/2002, In: Language Teaching. 35, 2, p. 79-113 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  46. Published

    Testing proficiency and achievement: principles and practice

    Alderson, J. C., 2002, University language testing and the C-Test. Coleman, J. A. (ed.). Bochum: AKS Verlag, p. 15-30 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  47. 2001
  48. Published

    Language testing and assessment (Part 1): state-of-the-art review

    Alderson, J. C. & Banerjee, J., 10/2001, In: Language Teaching. 34, 4, p. 213-236 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  49. Published

    A felvonó nem muködik. Ön ma elviselhetetlen lesz - Avagy a fordítás és az új érettségi.

    Alderson, J. C., 2001, In: Iskolakultúra. 11, 11, p. 100-112 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  50. Published

    A jelenlegi angol érettségi vizsga.

    Alderson, J. C. & Szollas, K., 2001, In: Iskolakultúra. 11, 8, p. 48-60 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  51. Published

    Az angol nyelvi érettségi vizsgareform.

    Alderson, J. C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E., 2001, In: Iskolakultúra. 11, 8, p. 93-98 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  52. Published

    Impact and washback research in language testing.

    Banerjee, J. & Alderson, J. C., 2001, Experimenting with uncertainty: Essays in honour of Alan Davies. Cambridge University Press, 150 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  53. Published

    Szertefoszló mítoszok: Számít-e a heti óraszám?

    Alderson, J. C., 2001, In: Modern Nyelvoktatás. 7, 2-3, p. 19-28 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Testing is too important to be left to testers

    Alderson, J. C., 2001, Alternative assessment. Coombe, C. (ed.). Arabia: TESOL, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  55. Published

    The language assistant scheme in Slovenia: a baseline study.

    Alderson, J. C., Alderson, J. C. (ed.), Pizorn, K. (ed.), Zemva, N. (ed.) & Beaver, L. (ed.), 2001, Ljubljana: The British Council. 183 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  56. 2000
  57. Published

    Technology in testing: the present and the future.

    Alderson, J. C., 12/2000, In: System. 28, 4, p. 593-603 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  58. Published

    Sequencing as an item type.

    Alderson, J. C., Percsich, R. & Szabo, G., 10/2000, In: Language Testing. 17, 4, p. 423-447 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  59. Published

    Exploding myths: does the number of hours per week matter?

    Alderson, J. C., 02/2000, In: novELTy. 7, 1, p. 17-32 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  60. Published

    Assessing reading.

    Alderson, J. C., 2000, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 398 p. (Cambridge language assessment)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  61. Published

    Conclusion : the way forward.

    Alderson, J. C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E., 2000, English language education in Hungary, Part II: examining Hungarian learners’ achievements in English.. Alderson, C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E. (eds.). Budapest: The British Council, p. 279-284 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  62. Published

    English language education in Hungary, Part II: examining Hungarian learners’ achievements in English.

    Alderson, J. C. (ed.), Nagy, E. (ed.) & Öveges, E. (ed.), 2000, Budapest: The British Council. 416 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  63. Published

    Exploding myths: does the number of hours per week matter?

    Alderson, J. C., 2000, English language education in Hungary, Part II: examining Hungarian learners’ achievements in English. Alderson, C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E. (eds.). Budapest: The British Council, p. 248-257 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  64. Published

    Levels of performance.

    Alderson, J. C., 2000, English language education in Hungary, Part II: examining Hungarian learners’ achievements in English. Alderson, C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E. (eds.). Budapest: The British Council, p. 218-247 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  65. Published

    Marking the pilot tests.

    Szabo, K., Sulyok, A. & Alderson, J. C., 2000, English language education in Hungary. - Part II: Examining Hungarian learners’ achievements in English. Alderson, J. C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E. (eds.). Budapest: The British Council, p. 60-74 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  66. Published

    Pilot test booklet design.

    Alderson, J. C. & Öveges, E., 2000, English language education in Hungary, Part II: examining Hungarian learners’ achievements in English. Alderson, J. C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E. (eds.). Budapest: The British Council, p. 47-53 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  67. Published

    Results of piloting.

    Alderson, J. C., Szabo, G. & Percsich, R., 2000, English language education in Hungary. - Part II: Examining Hungarian learners' achievements in English. Alderson, C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E. (eds.). Budapest: The British Council, p. 82-91 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  68. Published

    Teljesitményszintek az angol nyelvi érettségi kipróbálásán.

    Alderson, J. C., 2000, In: Magyar Pedagógia. 100, 4, p. 423-458 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  69. Published

    Testing in EAP: progress? Achievement? Proficiency?

    Alderson, J. C., 2000, Assessing English for academic purposes. Blue, G. M., Milton, J. & Saville, J. (eds.). Oxford: Peter Lang, p. 21-47 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  70. Published

    The context: the current school-leaving examination.

    Alderson, J. C. & Szollas, K., 2000, English language education in Hungary. - Part II: Examining Hungarian learners’ achievements in English. Alderson, C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E. (eds.). Budapest: The British Council, p. 9-21 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  71. Published

    The writing test.

    Szabo, K., Grof, S. & Alderson, J. C., 2000, English language education in Hungary, Part II: examining Hungarian learners’ achievements in English. Alderson, C., Nagy, E. & Öveges, E. (eds.). Budapest: The British Council, p. 100-122 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  72. Published

    What does PESTI have to do with us testers?

    Alderson, J. C., 2000, Proceedings of the international language in education conference: discourses and development in language education. Hung, J., Berry, V., Crew, V. & Davison, C. (eds.). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, p. 215-234 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

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