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Language acquisition Criterion D

 

At the end of phase 1, students should be able to: 

i. write and/or speak using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions; when speaking, use clear pronunciation and intonation
ii. organize basic information and use a range of basic cohesive devices 
iii. use language to suit the context.

Achievement level Level descriptor, Phase 1
0 The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.
1-2 The student:
i. has difficulty to write/speak using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with many errors, making understanding difficult
ii. organizes limited basic information, and basic cohesive devices are not used
iii. makes minimal use of language to suit the context.
3-4 The student:
i. writes / speaks using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, with some inappropriate choices; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, some of which make understanding difficult
ii. organizes some basic information and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices, not always appropriately
iii. uses language to suit the context to some degree.
5-6 The student:
i. writes / speaks making good use of a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, generally accurate ly; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, though these do not interfere with comprehensibility
ii. organizes basic information and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices accurately
iii. usually uses language to suit the context.
7-8 The student:
i. writes / speaks effectively using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions accurately; when speaking, uses clear pronunciation and excellent intonation, making communication easy
ii. organizes basic information clearly and uses a range of basic cohesive devices accurately
iii. uses language effectively to suit the context.


At the end of phase 2, students should be able to: 

i. write and/or speak using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions; when speaking, use clear pronunciation and intonation 
ii. organize information and ideas and use a range of basic cohesive devices 
iii. use language to suit the context. 

Achievement level Level descriptor, Phase 2
0 The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.
1 - 2 The student:
i. has difficulty to write/speak using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with many errors, making understanding difficult
ii. organizes limited basic information and ideas, and basic cohesive devices are not used
iii. makes minimal use of language to suit the context.
3 - 4 The student:
i. writes/speaks using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, with some inappropriate choices; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, some of which make understanding difficult
ii. organizes some basic information and ideas, and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices, not always appropriately
iii. uses language to suit the context to some degree.
5 - 6 The student:
i. writes/speaks making good use of a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions, generally accurately; when speaking, uses pronunciation and intonation with some errors, though these do not interfere with comprehensibility
ii. organizes basic information and ideas well, and uses a limited range of basic cohesive devices accurately
iii. usually uses language to suit the context.
7 - 8 The student:
i. writes/speaks effectively using a basic range of vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions accurately; occasional errors do not interfere with communication. When speaking, uses clear pronunciation and excellent intonation, making communication easy
ii. organizes basic information and ideas clearly, and uses a range of basic cohesive devices accurately; there is a logical structure and cohesive devices add clarity to the message
iii. uses language effectively to suit the context.