Dynamic Assessment: A Diagnostic Tool to Capture Academic Second Language Reading Difficulties in the IELTS Context

sima poulaki; Hamid Reza Dowlatabadi; Moussa Ahmadian; Houshang Yazdani

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 55-87


  This study aimed to illuminate the diagnostic potential of the interactionist dynamic assessment (DA) to identify the candidates’ academic reading difficulties on the IELTS Reading test. Furthermore, DA and its interactive environment seem to provide an opportunity to diagnose the possible linguistic ...  Read More