Mag. Dr. Armin Berger, MA
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Berger, A 2017, 'Assessing academic speaking skills: From local rating scales to common reference points' 6th Bremen Symposium, Bremen, Germany, 24/02/17 - 25/02/17, .


Berger, A 2015, Validating analytic rating scales: A multi-method approach to scaling descriptors for assessing academic speaking. Language Testing and Evaluation, vol. 37, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien.

Berger, A 2011, Creating language-assessment literacy: A model for teacher education. in J Hüttner, B Mehlmauer-Larcher, S Reichl & B Schiftner (eds), Theory and practice in EFL teacher education: Bridging the gap. New Perspectives on Language and Education, vol. 22, Multilingual Matters, Bristol, pp. 57-82.

Berger, A 2010, German. in R Walker (ed.), Teaching the pronunciation of English as a lingua franca. Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 107-110.




Extending CEFR descriptors for an analytic rating scale of academic writing at C1 to C2 – a stop-gap measure?

Berger, A. (Speaker), Heaney, H. (Speaker)
24 Feb 2017

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


Assessing speaking proficiency: An empirical definition of progression

Berger, A. (Keynote speaker)
20 May 2016

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


Assessing academic speaking skills: Rating scales as the de facto test construct

Berger, A. (Speaker)
16 May 2016

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


Countdown to the new standardized Matura: Assessing speaking

Berger, A. (Speaker), Heaney, H. (Speaker)
26 Apr 2014

Activity: Science to PublicTalk or oral contribution


Validating analytic rating scales for assessing speaking at C1 and above

Berger, A. (Speaker)
2 Jun 2012

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


Validating analytic rating scales for speaking at tertiary level

Berger, A. (Speaker)
16 Sep 2011

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


Testing advanced second language speaking: the validation of rating scales

Berger, A. (Speaker)
14 May 2011

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


Mind the gap? – Bridging the theory-practice divide in language testing

Berger, A. (Speaker)
26 Feb 2009

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


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