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Original article | Turkish Journal of Teacher Education 2014, Vol. 3(2) 90-98

Structure and Typology of the Greek State Foreign Language Exam System Marking Scheme for Oral Production

Dimitris Zeppos

pp. 90 - 98   |  Manu. Number: tujted.2014.007

Published online: December 31, 2014  |   Number of Views: 23  |  Number of Download: 672


The Greek State Foreign Language Exam, KPG, carried out in November 2013 introduced a new marking sheet for the assessment of oral production of KPG-candidates based on a five-point Likert-type resembling response format. The paper introduces the KPG-format response sheet and compares it with the theoretical specifications of Likert scales through a bibliographic review of respective studies. The conclusion is reached that the KPG-format does not represent a genuine Likert or Likert-type scale but a Discrete-Visual-Analog-Scale-(DVAS) Response-Format resembling a Likert scale, which functions as an input device of performance descriptors for the assessment of oral production of foreign language examinees.

Keywords: Assessment, discrete visual analog scale, KPG, likert scale, response Format

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APA 6th edition
Zeppos, D. (2014). Structure and Typology of the Greek State Foreign Language Exam System Marking Scheme for Oral Production. Turkish Journal of Teacher Education, 3(2), 90-98.

Zeppos, D. (2014). Structure and Typology of the Greek State Foreign Language Exam System Marking Scheme for Oral Production. Turkish Journal of Teacher Education, 3(2), pp. 90-98.

Chicago 16th edition
Zeppos, Dimitris (2014). "Structure and Typology of the Greek State Foreign Language Exam System Marking Scheme for Oral Production". Turkish Journal of Teacher Education 3 (2):90-98.


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