A Proficiency and Performance Assessment of Interpretive Reading
ALIRA assesses Interpretive Reading in Latin. ALIRA uses a wide variety of texts including shorter and longer texts from ancient Rome, authentic historical documents, and modern texts from today's classical studies classrooms. ALIRA provides a performance rating that aligns with benchmark points along the continuum towards proficiency. Within the Novice level there are four such scores (represented as N-1 through N-4), within the Intermediate ranges there are five scores (I-1 through I-5), and there is one score within the Advanced range (A-1). The score reports provide an explanation of each score.