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Designing language proficiency tests

I.     Introduction Continuous focus on quality and productivity forces many institutions to assess competency of potential candidates. Effective communication strengthens proficiency, while ineffective communication weakens it. Language testing can prove to be a powerful tool in measuring proficiency, through detailed … Continue reading

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Chemotherapy Negatively Impacts Genetic Coding for Future Generations

Andre Evans Natural Society Chemotherapy is an accepted method by the mainstream medical establishment as a means to fight against cancer, but its effectiveness and reliability is highly in question. Now, research even brings into question the effect chemotherapy has … Continue reading

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2012 Food Industry Outlook: A Taste of Things to Come

Source: Food Processing Healthier foods, more nutraceuticals, greener everything and other challenges and consumer trends for the new year. It has never been tougher to build and sustain a successful food & beverage business than it is today. Even with … Continue reading

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Critical analysis of an international proficiency test – TOEFL

I.     Introduction 1.1.   Background information A rapid expansion of technology and advancement in research has provided new opportunities in language acquisition. Nevertheless, complexity and imperfection has continuously provided challenges for experts in the area of language testing. Early language testing … Continue reading

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