English Language Teaching Event



  • Speaker : Ian Mitchell
  • Dates and Times:
    21st October 2020, 08:00 - 09:00 BST
    21st October 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 BST

Explore the challenges of writing good test items with a particular focus on testing teens.



Explore the challenges of writing good test items with a particular focus on testing teens. We will take a high-level look at the principles of testing teenagers before delving deeper into the dos and don’ts of item writing, using examples from the Oxford Test of English for Schools to illustrate the journey.

Dates and Times

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21st October 2020

  • UK (UTC+1) 08:00 - 09:00
  • UTC07:00- 08:00
  • UAE (GST) 11:00 - 12:00
  • Japan (JST) 16:00 - 17:00
  • Brazil (BRST) 04:00 - 05:00
  • New York (EST) 03:00 - 04:00

21st October 2020

  • UK (UTC+1) 14:00 - 15:00
  • UTC13:00- 14:00
  • UAE (GST) 17:00 - 18:00
  • Japan (JST) 22:00 - 23:00
  • Brazil (BRST) 10:00 - 11:00
  • New York (EST) 09:00 - 10:00


Ian Mitchell has 14 years’ experience of working in ELT as a teacher, associate lecturer, teacher trainer, materials writer and director of studies in European markets. He holds a BA (honors) Degree, Cambridge CELTA and Trinity DipTESOL. Ian has taught exam preparation classes for a range of English proficiency tests. He now works as an Assessment Manager on a number of Assessment products, including the Oxford test of English.

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