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Lexical Test for Advanced Learners of English (LexTALE)

A quick test of vocabulary knowledge by Lemhöfer & Broersma (2012) for medium to highly proficient speakers of English as a second language.
Duration: 3.5 minutes
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Lemhöfer, K., & Broersma, M. (2012).Behavior research methods, 44, 325-343.

Martinez-Garcia, Maria Teresa, & Tremblay, Annie. (2016). Effects of language bias and proficiency on cross-language activation: Evidence from eye-tracking. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(4), 3341.

Chen, Xuemei, & Dewaele, Jean-Marc. (2019). The relationship between English proficiency and humour appreciation among English L1 users and Chinese L2 users of English. Applied Linguistics Review, 10(4), 653-676.

Tatsuya, Nakata, Yu, Tamura, & Scott, Aubrey. (2020). Examining the Validity of the LexTALE Test for Japanese College Students. The Journal of AsiaTEFL, 17(2), 335-348.