Useful links and resources on language testing (in alphabetical order)
ALTE - The Association of Language Testers in Europe
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - a practical tool for setting clear standards
language testing - an attainable goal ?
(Nick Miyata-Boddy and Clive S. Langham, 2000)
Eurobarometer Report 54 - a survey of public opinion undertaken in 2000
Foreign Language Test Database - a joint project of Georgetown University, The George Washington University, and the Center for Applied Linguistics
Language Testing Resources - from Glen Fulcher
National Language Standards (revised 2005) have been approved by the UK regulatory authorities and are available as a free, downloadable document (pdf, 321kb).
Test Purposes - by Greta J. Gorsuch (The Language Teacher Online)