Melody Ann Ross

Melody Ann Ross has a PhD and MA in linguistics from the University of Hawaii. Her research focuses on language attitudes in East Timor and she advocates for speakers of under-represented and under-documented languages in the classroom under the United Nations' policy of Education for All.

What is a Cloze Test? Cloze Deletion Tests and Language Learning

A cloze test is a way of testing comprehension by removing words (usually every 5th word or so) from a passage or sentence and then asking the reader/learner to supply the missing elements. For this reason, it is also sometimes referred to as a gap-fill exercise. This learning tool has been used in the classroom …

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