Journal of Language Teaching and Research, Vol 1, No 6 (2010), 838-841, Nov 2010

Formative Assessment: Opportunities and Challenges

Liqiu Wei


As a learning tool, formative assessment has attracted the attention of more and more researchers. Based on the writer’s own innovation with the tool and relevant research, this paper first describes the use of formative assessment in college English classrooms in China, then provides recommendations and discusses future directions.


formative assessment (FA); college English classrooms; learner autonomy


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Journal of Language Teaching and Research (JLTR, ISSN 1798-4769)

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