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A close look at the cloze test

Warwick Elley

In recent years an increasing number of teachers have found the "Cioze Procedure" an asset in their reading programmes. Some use it for assessing the level of their students' reading comprehension; others have made diagnostic use of it, by examining unusual responses made by their pupils; others again have found it useful in determining the readability level of books and stories, as a basis for prescribing textbooks and generally matching a student with his book. In this connection the cloze procedure has much potential.

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