The article considers the problem of foreign language learning proficiency evaluation. An evaluation component is an essential part of educational process; practically it is part of everyday learning process. Before starting teaching a foreign language we should take a decision how we are going to measure outcomes and make clear for ourselves the role of assessment and its instructional value in language acquisition process. Assessment occurs in many contexts and is done for a variety of reasons. Depending on the aims of the tests there are proficiency, placement, diagnostic, and achievement tests. As a rule our students are exposed to all these tests.
2016 Okusheva G.T., Muldagalieva A.A.