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CEFR-QualiMatrix:
A quality assurance matrix for CEFR use

The resource website facilitates CEFR implementation at classroom, school and policy-making levels.

Glossary 

 

Please note: These definitions relate to this specific project. The same terms may be defined differently elsewhere.

Items in total: 127
 

Accountability

Action research

Action-oriented approach

Action-oriented tasks

Adapting the CEFR descriptors

Aspects of language use

Assessment

Assessment as learning

Assessment for learning

Assessment grids/rubrics

Assessment of learning

Authentic

Authenticity

Autonomous

Autonomy

Benchmark

Benchmarking performances to CEFR levels

Can-do checklist

CEFR

CEFR descriptive scheme

Cognates

Coherence

Common reference levels

Communicative effectiveness versus accuracy

Communicative language activities

Communicative language competence

Communicative language strategies

Communicative objectives

Community of practice

Competence

Constructive alignment

Continuous assessment

Curriculum

Cyclical

Cyclical approach to language learning

Data collection tools

Descriptors

Design-based research

Developmental research

Diagnostic assessment

Discourse

Dissemination

Documentary research

Empowerment

Evaluation

Feasibility

Fit for purpose

General competences

Goal-setting

Good practice

Graphic representation

Grid (assessment grid)

Impact

Impact study

Implement

Implementation

Inclusiveness

Indicator(s)

Input

Interaction

Intercultural awareness

Intercultural competence

Internationalisms

Joined-up thinking

Language biographies

Learning to learn/ability to learn

Level

Linguistic competence

Matrix

Mediation

Mediation activities

Metalinguistic

Module

Needs analysis

Objective

Peer assessment

Piloting

Plurilingual approach

Plurilingual profile

Plurilingualism

Portfolio

Practice

Pragmatic competence

Pre-testing

Principles of quality

Production

Quality assurance

Quality assurance system

Quality of language

Real life tasks

Reception

Reflective practitioner

Relating language competences to communicative objectives

Relating test results to CEFR levels

Relevance

Reliability

Repertoire

Research

Rubric

Scaffolding

Scientific advisory board

Self-assessment

Semi-structured interview

Sequencing

Situation analysis

Social agents

Sociocultural /- linguistic aspects of language use

Sociolinguistic competence

Stakeholder

Standardisation

Standardisation training (as used in this projet)

Standards

Strategies (learning to learn)

Strategy (communication strategy)

Sustainability

Syllabus

Task

Template

Testing

Text types

Transparency

Transparent criteria

Transversal competences

Tutorial

Unit

Validation

Validity


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