Employing the Think-Alound Method to Explore Listeners’ Test-Taking Cognitive Processes

  • Haiping WangEmail author


Chapter 6 starts with the research design and data collection procedure of the qualitative part of the study, which includes the participants, research instruments and research process in collection of TAPs of test-takers’ test-taking cognitive processes, retelling protocols of the same mini-lectures and the follow-up interview data. Afterward, test-takers’ TAP data while doing the TEM 8 Mini-lecture and Gap-filling task are reported and analyzed with due attention to the interaction between task targets (item/gap types) and test-taking cognitive processes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.East China University of Political Science and LawHongkou District, ShanghaiChina

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