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6) Point of reference. There is a danger of using monolingual proficiency and performance as the point of comparison. (7) Test aura. Another danger is of raising language measurement to the level of scientific measurement with an accompanying exaggerated mystique. g. recording natural conversation) as they rarely carry the mystique of educational and psychological (psychometric) measurement. (8) Narrow sampling of dimensions of language. Language measurement may unwittingly be perceived as something tangible and concrete (as when measuring height and weight).

Because in many US states instruction for language minority children was mandated to take place in the child's dominant language, some measure of language dominance was needed. This may be through, for example, English language and Spanish language proficiency tests. Five examples of psychometric tests are given below: < previous page page_24 next page > < previous page page_25 next page > Page 25 Speed of reaction in a word association task. This seeks to measure whether a bilingual can give an association to stimulus words more quickly in one language than the other.

Chosen topic, context embedded or context reduced communication). g. multiple choice or self created; written or spoken; concrete or abstract; allowing non-verbal communication or not). Conclusion The topic of measurement often follows from a discussion of definitions, distinctions, dimensions and categorizations. Just as dimensions and categorizations can never capture the full flavor of the global nature of bilingualism, so measurement usually fails to capture fully various conceptual dimensions and categorizations.

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