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Vocabulary Usage

Comprehensibility

Comprehensi
on

Accuracy

Sentence
Structure

Fluency

I incorporate new
vocabulary fluidly
and naturally. I
include idiomatic
expressions and use
a wide variety of
level appropriate
words.

The person I am talking


to understands all of
what I am trying to
communicate. I ask and
answer questions to
keep the conversation
moving.

I understand
all of what is
said to me,
and am able to
respond
appropriately.

I am
consistent
in my
choice of
verb tense,
although I
may make a
few errors in
form.

My
sentences
are
complex
and
varied.

I can speak
clearly without
hesitation. I can
pronounce
everything
correctly. I use
realistic
intonation.

Substa
respons
well-dev
idea
Clearly or
with or
senten
Respo
includ
correct/re
informati
elabor

I incorporate new
vocabulary, although
it may not flow
naturally. I try to
include idiomatic
expressions and use
a variety of level
appropriate words.

The person I am talking


to understands almost
all of what I am trying to
say; no need for
clarification. I ask a few
questions to keep the
conversation moving.

I understand
most of what
is said to me,
and can
respond
appropriately
with some
clarification.

I make
some errors
in choice of
verb tense
and/or
make errors
in form.

My
sentences
are
complex,
but they
may not
have
much
variety in
structure.

I can speak
clearly with some
problems with
hesitation,
pronunciation,
and/or intonation.
Errors do not
affect my ability to
be understood.

Approp
respo
Well org
parag
Respo
includes
and rel
inform

I incorporate new
vocabulary, but may
make some
mistakes and it may
not always flow
naturally. I may not
include idiomatic
expressions and
although my choices
are level
appropriate, there
isnt much variety.

The person I am talking


to understands some of
what I am trying to
communicate, and may
need to ask for
clarification. Although I
ask one or two
questions, I rely on my
partner to move the
conversation along.

I understand
some of what
is said to me,
and must ask
for clarification
frequently.

I make
frequent
errors in
choice of
verb tense
and make
many errors
in form.

My
sentences
are simple
and/or
dont have
variety. I
may have
a few
fragments
.

When I speak I
have some
problems with
hesitation,
pronunciation,
and intonation,
and they may
affect my ability to
be understood.

Limited re
Lack of c
response
not conn
Some info
may be in
or irrele

I do not include new


The person I am talking
vocabulary or
to understands very
idiomatic
little that I am trying to
expressions and/or
communicate, and has
my vocabulary
to ask for clarification
choices are not
from me. I make no
always level
attempt to further the
appropriate and may
conversation.
lack variety.rubric
Interpersonal speaking

I understand
very little of
what is said to
me, and
sometimes
respond
inappropriately.

Cont

I am very
My
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frequently and I
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struggle with
inadeq
choice of
always
pronunciation and inaccurate
verb tense
complete
intonation. Its
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and form to
thoughts.
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have rea
the point
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Requirements:
*I use complete/complex sentences.*I use appropriate verb tenses/structures.*I include reasons for each argument I put forth.
* I explain words I dont know or use a synonym.*I ask for clarification when I dont understand my partner and ask questions to further
the conversation.* I include new/appropriate vocabulary.* I can pronounce words correctly.

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Basic
Advanced
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Proficient
Basic
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