Course Description

There are many different types of assessment. Some are very informal, others are very formal, and can pave the way for learners to their further education and careers. 

In this introductory course on assessment, you will learn the differences between formative and summative assessments, what can be assessed, how assessments can be marked, 5 key types of assessment, and how to work with pre-written tests. 

Course Author

Course Author Alex Semakin

Alex Semakin has been a teacher of English since 1995, working mostly in Russia with short spells in the USA and Israel. Since 2002 he has worked for UK-based online TEFL courses as a trainer, director of studies, course writer and editor. In 2014 Alex received his MA degree in TESOL from the University of Manchester. His special interest is in communicative teaching of grammar. He particularly enjoys breaking down complex grammatical concepts into simple explanations for his students and materials users. Alex lives in Perm, Russia with his wife and two sons.