John Slaght (University of Reading): The impact of topic and role on candidate
performance in paired Speaking Tests
Sadie Shu-Chen Wang (University of Essex): How the time factor in a test affects the reading
behaviour of EFL readers at different linguistic proficiency levels--from the perspective of
background knowledge use in EFL academic reading tests: implication on the teaching of EFL
Carolyn Westbrook (Southampton Solent University/University of Bedfordshire): Manipulating the relationship between input task characteristics and performance on oral and written output tasks.
Shasha Xu (Zhejiang University, P.R.China): Face-to-face Interaction in a Speaking Test: A Corpusbased
Study of Chinese Learners' Basic Spoken Vocabulary