The How Language Assessment Works project provides information, materials and training for anyone who is interested in learning more about language assessment.

Language Assessment in the Classroom MOOC

Our free online course in partnership with FurtureLearn. Work with experts in the field and colleagues to increase your knowledge of language assessment.


Our new glossary consists of hundreds of definitions of terms to do with language assessment. The definitions were written by practitioners with language teachers in mind. We hope you enjoy using them! 

Animated Assessment Videos

Our short, animations give you an insight into some of the main topics in language assessment. The practical skills topics also have accompanying worksheets and answer keys for you to work through if you wish. All animations also have transcripts of the spoken text. 

Animated Assessment Videos