Test-takers sit for the language proficiency assessment for teachers (LPAT) at the New Method Collage in 2006. Photo: HandoutTest-takers sit for the language proficiency assessment for teachers (LPAT) at the New Method Collage in 2006. Photo: Handout
Test-takers sit for the language proficiency assessment for teachers (LPAT) at the New Method Collage in 2006. Photo: Handout

Less-than-stellar results on language proficiency test no gauge of Hong Kong teachers’ classroom ability, veteran educators say

  • ‘Relatively difficult’ English written test proves challenging, with many tripping over grammar
  • Results possibly dragged down as members of the public, non-language teachers sit the test

Topic |   Education
Test-takers sit for the language proficiency assessment for teachers (LPAT) at the New Method Collage in 2006. Photo: HandoutTest-takers sit for the language proficiency assessment for teachers (LPAT) at the New Method Collage in 2006. Photo: Handout
Test-takers sit for the language proficiency assessment for teachers (LPAT) at the New Method Collage in 2006. Photo: Handout
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