2. Contribution of SLA and LT to each other:
LT provides models of language ability that inform
models of SLA.
The use of assessment procedures by LT contribute to
LT provides SLA researchers with types of tests to be
used in their research.
Language testers can help SLA researchers by giving
them data about how to evaluate tasks and to figure
out if the information obtained from them are valid or
3. The procedures used in both LT and SLA:
Traditional patterns of Large assortment of
data collection. Assessment procedures.
4. The relation between language
testers and SLA researchers:
They are interrelated and discourse analysis benefit a
lot from them.
SLA researchers form hypotheses that will be
addressed by LT.
SLA researchers can rely on language testers to
evaluate the quality of their instruments and theories
used in discourse analysis research.