Mr. Edward Li (Center for Language Education, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Prof. Cheung Hin Tat (The Education University of Hong Kong)
Ms. Ivy Sek, Ms. Jessica Chan, Dr. Pancy Pang, Mr. Andrew Chung (Center for Language Education, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Dr. Pamela Leung, Dr. HSU, Connie, Dr. Pauline Mak, Dr. Shirley Xiao (The Education University of Hong Kong)
Source of funding:
The Hong Kong University Grants Committee (UGC)
The purpose of this collaborative project is to further develop the English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA) test as a more comprehensive assessment mechanism that not just measures the general English proficiency of tertiary students commencing university education in Hong Kong, but also monitor their proficiency gains in discipline-related contexts beyond the foundation year.
(i) A joint presentation by Edward Li and Sailor Cai ‘Towards a discipline sensitive English Language Proficiency Assessment’ at the Faces of English 2 Conference, organized by CAES, the University of Hong Kong from 1–3 June 2017.
(ii) A joint presentation by Ivy Sek and Jessica Chan ‘Revisiting communicative competence for a discipline-sensitive language test’ at the Faces of English 2 Conference, organized by CAES, the University of Hong Kong from 1–3 June 2017.
(iii) A joint presentation by Edward Li and with Ivy Sek ‘Developing a discipline-sensitive English Language Proficiency Assessment at the International Conference’ at ESP, new technologies and digital learning, organized by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 7–9 December 2017
The new ELPA test is undergoing continuous development.