Formative: There is always comments and feedback.
Example: the development of a tourist guide
Summative: there is always a grade. It is usually accumulative
Example: A quiz in English class
Formal: it is scheduled. Exercises are designed
Example: Final French exams
Informal: it is done daily. It's not scheduled
Example:Non-graded quiz to check if students read.
Traditional: paper and pecil tests which are usually teacher-centered
Example: mid-term exams
Alternative: they are more students-centered
Example: The design of a Portfolio.
Performance based: it focuses on competence. How one uses the language
Example: Debates to see how students use their skills in the target language