UK: English language tests for foreign students 'unfair', says Cambridge

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Thu Feb 11 16:37:45 UTC 2010


The Economic Times

 

English language tests for foreign students 'unfair', says Cambridge

 

Britain's largest provider of English language tests has expressed concern over government plans to impose strict English language tests for foreign students, saying such a move will not necessarily bring down the number of bogus students.

 

Cambridge ESOL, the world's leading language assessor, said the British home ministry should ensure that "only tried and tested systems with high levels of security and quality control are recognised for this purpose."

 

Full story:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/services/education/English-language-tests-for-foreign-students-unfair-says-Cambridge/articleshow/5559249.cms

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