What are the disadvantages of written tests (bo chyba o testy chodzi)?
- First of all, there is always too little time to do all the tasks.
- In addition, some students have problems with formulating a written answer although they know the correct one.
- Finally, you can always make a spelling mistake.
What are the disadvantages of oral tests?
- There is often a limited time for your answer.
- Another drawback is an examination board who listens carefully to what you are saying. In that way, you become stressed and nervous.
- Stress and haste often lead to forgetting what we want to say.
What are the advantages of written tests?
- There is far less stress than during oral examination.
- Furthermore, we can correct what we want to write many times.
- We have more time to think over our answers.
What are advantages of oral tests?
- We know the result (or our mark, grade) just after the test.
- What is more, we can always talk to the people who are evaluating our answers, discuss our mistakes, persuade them to our argumants.
- Finally, sometimes we can influence our mark by looking good, having smart clothes, etc.
Tests should measure students' knowledge, skills and the ability to use them both in practice.