Assessor Accommodation in the V.C.E.Italian Oral Test.

  title={Assessor Accommodation in the V.C.E.Italian Oral Test.},
  author={Caterina Cafarella},
In oral proficiency tests there are occurrences of trouble in interaction such as misunderstanding, non hearing or lack of understanding which may cause breakdown in communication. Within the context of the question-answer framework of an oral proficiency test this study investigates the interactive nature of spoken discourse between students and assessors when there is trouble in talk as perceived by the assessors, with a focus on how they accommodate to the students. A sample of twenty oral… CONTINUE READING