DIALANG

The DIALANG project for the development of diagnostic language tests

The DIALANG project for the development of diagnostic language tests in 14 European languages on the Internet was carried out with the support of the European of the European Communities (Socrates-Lingua 2) in the period December 1996 - June 2004. The DIALANG system, which can be downloaded from the DIALANG Web site www.dialang.org, was officially launched in March 2004.

The DIALANG system, which is based on the proficiency scales of the Council of Europeís Common European Framework of Reference, offers tests in reading, writing, listening, vocabulary and grammar. DIALANGís 14 languages are Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.

Since December 2002, a number of initiatives have been started designed to ensure the survival and further development of the system.