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					Making Cloze Tests Using
Perl Programs

                Kenji Kitao
  http://kkitao.e-learning-server.com/index.shtml

           Tomonori Nagano
Cloze Test
   very useful exercises for
       Reading
       Vocabulary
       Grammar
       listening
Making Cloze Test
 make each n-th word blank

 time consuming
   to make blanks
   To keep a record of correct answers for each
    blank
make blanks of only words
  of a certain level of difficulty
  of only certain parts of speech


not easy
Perl
   developed Perl programs to make
       every n-th word blank
       m-th letter of the n-th word blank for exercises.
   This program can also be used to make
    blanks of only words
       of a certain level of difficulty (based on the
        JACET8000 word list)
       of certain parts of speech
            by specifying n, m, the level of difficulty (Levels 1-8),
             or the parts of speech at the top of some of the
             programs.
available on the Internet
    These programs, sample texts and cloze
     exercises made from those sample texts
     are
     http://www.cis.doshisha.ac.jp/kkitao/Japa
     nese/library/resource/corpus/perl/ELT/e.h
     tm
    welcome to download the programs
    Possible to alter these programs
Cloze Test on WEB
   http://kkitao.e-learning-
    server.com/javaS/blank/cloze/index.ht
    ml
Making Cloze Tests

http://www.slacorpus.com/programs/ctes
  t.html
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