Authored Books

Books authored or co-authored by CRELLA staff members.

  • Boyd, E., Green, A., Hopfenbeck, T., & Stobart, G. (2019) Effective Feedback: The key to successful assessment for learning. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Chan, S. (2018) Defining integrated reading-into-writing constructs: Evidence at the B2 C1 interface. English Profile Series Volume 8. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781108442411
  • Field, J. (2019) Rethinking the Second Language Listening Test: From theory to practice. Sheffield: Equinox. ISBN: 9781781797150
  • Green, A.B. (2020) Exploring Language Assessment and Testing. 2nd Ed. Abingdon Oxon: Routledge: Introductory Textbooks for Applied Linguistics. ISBN: 9780415597241
  • Seedhouse, P. & Nakatsuhara, F. (2018) The Discourse of the IELTS Speaking Test: The Institutional Design of Spoken Interaction for Language Assessment. English Profile Series Volume 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781108437691
  • Weir, C. & Chan, S. (2019) Research and practice in assessing academic English: the case of IELTS. Studies in Language Testing (SiLT) vol 51. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781108733618
  • Weir, C. J., & O'Sullivan, B. (2017). Assessing English on the global stage: The British Council and English language testing, 1941-2016. Sheffield: Equinox. ISBN: 9781781794920

  • Bax, S. (2010) Learning through English: Researching Impact in Thailand, Indonesia and South Korea. London: British Council. ISBN: 9780863556456
  • Bax, S. (2011) Discourse and Genre. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.ISBN: 9780230217973
  • Bax, S. (2013) Researching Intertextual Reading. Oxford: Peter Lang.
  • Green, A.B. (2012) Language Functions Revisited: Theoretical and empirical bases for language construct definition across the ability range. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9780521184991
  • Hawkey, R.A. (2009) Examining FCE and CAE: Key issues and recurring themes in developing the First Certificate in English and Certificate in Advanced English exams, Studies in Language Testing 28. Cambridge: CUP and Cambridge ESOL.ISBN: 9780521736725
  • Hawkey, R. and Milanovic, M. (2013) Cambridge English Exams – The First Hundred Years: A History of English Language Assessment from the University of Cambridge, 1913–2013. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107634732
  • Inoue, C. (2013) Task Equivalence in Speaking Tests. Bern: Peter Lang. ISBN:9783035105643
  • Khalifa, H. and Weir, C.J. (2009) Examining Reading: Research and practice in assessing second language reading, Studies in Language Testing 29, Cambridge: UCLES/CUP. ISBN:9780521736718
  • Nakatsuhara, F. (2013) The Co-construction of Conversation in Group Oral Tests. Oxford: Peter Lang. ISBN: 9783631601099 & 9783653035841
  • Taylor, L (2013) Testing Reading through Summary: Investigating summary completion tasks for assessing reading comprehension ability. Studies in Language Testing 40. Cambridge: UCLES / Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107641723
  • Weir, C.J., I. Vidakovic and E. Galaczi (2013) Measured Constructs: A history of the constructs underlying Cambridge English language (ESOL) examinations 1913-2012. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107677692

  • Field, J. (2008) Listening in the Language Classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ISBN: 9780511575945
  • Green, A.B. (2007) IELTS Washback in Context: Preparation for academic writing in higher education. Studies in Language Testing 25. CUP and Cambridge ESOL. ISBN: 9780521692922
  • Hamp-Lyons, L. and Condon, W. (2000) Assessing the Portfolio: Principles for Practice, Theory, and Research. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.ISBN: 1572732316
  • Hamp-Lyons, L. and Heasley, B. (2006) Study Writing (new edition), Cambridge: CUP. ISBN: 9780521534963
  • Hawkey, R.A. (2004) A modular Approach to Testing English Language Skills: The development of the Certificates in English Language Skills (CELS) examinations, Studies in Language Testing 16. CUP and Cambridge ESOL. ISBN: 9780521013321
  • Hawkey, R.A. (2006) Impact Theory and Practice: studies of the IELTS test and Progetto Lingue 2000, Studies in Language Testing 24. CUP and Cambridge ESOL. ISBN: 9780521680974
  • Shaw, S. and Weir, C.J. (2007) Examining Writing in a Second Language, Studies in Language Testing 26. CUP and Cambridge ESOL. ISBN: 9780521692939
  • Urquhart A, Weir C. (1998) Reading in a second language: process, product and practice. Abingdon Oxon: Routledge. ISBN:9780582298361
  • Weir, C.J. (2005) Language Testing and Validation: an evidence based approach, Palgrave MacMillan. ISBN: 9781403911896
  • Weir, C.J., Yang H. and Jin Y. (2000) An Empirical Investigation of the Componentiality of L2 Reading in English for Academic Purposes, Studies in Language Testing 12. CUP and Cambridge ESOL. ISBN: 0521653819

Edited Books

Books edited by CRELLA staff members.

  • Green, A.B., Westbrook, C., Burenina, N. (eds.) (2014) Course Handbook for Promoting Sustainable Excellence in English Language Testing and Assessment. Moscow: Cambridge University Press.
  • Su, L.I-W., Weir, C.J., and Wu, J.R.W. (Eds.), (2020) English language proficiency testing in Asia: A new paradigm bridging global and local contexts. New York: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group). ISBN: 9780815368717

  • Galaczi E. and Weir, C.J. (eds.) (2013) Exploring Language Frameworks: Proceedings of the ALTE Krakow Congerence, July 2011, Studies in Language Testing 36. CUP and Cambridge ESOL. ISBN: 9781107677029
  • Geranpayeh, A. and Taylor, L. (eds.) (2013) Examining Listening: Research and Practice in Assessing Second Language Listening Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107602632
  • Taylor, L. (ed.) (2011) Examining Speaking: Research and practice in assessing second language speaking. Studies in Language Testing 30. Cambridge: CUP and Cambridge ESOL. ISBN: 9780521736701
  • Taylor, L. and Weir, C. J. (eds.) (2009) Language Testing Matters: Investigating the wider social and educational impact of assessment. Studies in Language Testing 31. Cambridge: CUP and Cambridge ESOL.ISBN: 9780521163910
  • Taylor, L. and Weir, C. J. (eds.) (2012) IELTS Collected Papers 2: Research in reading and listening assessment. Studies in Language Testing 34. Cambridge: UCLES/CUP. ISBN: 9781107602649

  • Milanovic, M. and Weir, C.J. (eds.) (2004) European language testing in a global context. Studies in Language Testing 18. CUP and Cambridge ESOL.ISBN: 0521535875
  • Taylor, L. and Weir, C.J. (eds.) (2008) Multilingualism and Assessment: Achieving transparency, assuring quality, and sustaining diversity. CUP. ISBN: 9780521711920
  • Weir, C.J. and Milanovic, M. (eds.) (2003) Continuity and Innovation: A History of the CPE Examination 1913-2002, Studies in Language Testing 15. CUP and Cambridge ESOL. ISBN: 9781107677692


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University of Bedfordshire
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