1 @2010 Hak Cipta PKSPM Pahang
Simple words may be spelt correctly but errors may occur whenmore sophisticated words are used.
The composition is written in paragraphs which may show someunity, although links may be absent or inappropriate. The writingis relevant but may lack originality and planning. Some interest isaroused but not sustained.
The style is recognizable as formal. The tone of the letter ismostly appropriate.
D10 - 12
The language is sufficiently accurate to communicate meaningclearly to the reader.
There may be patches of clear, accurate language, particularlywhen simple vocabulary and structures are used.
There is some variety of sentence type and length but thepurpose is not clearly seen.
Punctuation is generally correct but does not clarify meaning.
Vocabulary is usually adequate to show intended meaning butthis is not developed to show precision.
Simple words may be spelt correctly but more spelling errors arepresent.
Paragraphs are used but show lack of planning or unity.
The topic is addressed with some relevance but the reader mayfind the composition at this level lacking in liveliness and interestvalue.
Lapses in tone may be a feature.
E7 - 9
Meaning is never in doubt, but single word errors are sufficientlyfrequent and serious to hamper reading.
Some simple structures may be accurate, but a script at thislevel is unlikely to sustain accuracy for long.
Vocabulary is limited – either too simple to convey precisemeaning or more ambitious but imperfectly understood.
Simple words may be spelt correctly but frequent mistakes inspelling and punctuation make reading the script difficult.
Paragraphs lack unity or are haphazardly arranged.
The subject matter may show some relevance to the topic butonly partial treatment is given.
The high incidence in linguistic errors is likely to distract thereader from any merits of content that the composition has.
The letter may have paragraphs but these lack unity and linksare incorrectly used or the speech may not be paragraphed atall.
There may be errors of sentence separation and punctuation.
The tone may be inappropriate for a formal letter..