Advanced Spanish 1, D term 199
Prof. Ángel A. Rivera

Nombre:________________________________________ Español Avanzado 1, Term D 1999

Examen Oral

I. Comprehension

5 Responses always appropriate Student's answers always address the questions and statements posed directly and appropriately.
4 Responses mostly appropriate A few answers and or statements may be inappropriate, but not to a degree where communication is significantly impeded.
3 Responses often inappropriate Some inappropriate answers may impede communication
2 Responses mostly inappropriate Many answers and statements clearly indicate that no communication has taken place.
1 Responses always inappropriate Students shows no indication of having comprehended questions or statements made to him/her.

II. Pronunciation

5 Little or no interference Student's pronunciation errors interfere only slightly with his/her ability to communicate message
4 Occasional interference A few errors may make it difficult for student to communicate portions of message.
3 Substantial interference Many errors make it difficult for communication to take place.
2 Severe interference Pronunciation difficulties severely impair ability to communicate.
1 Utterances are almost incomprehensible Communication is barely possible.

III. Fluency

5 No hesitation, natural pauses Student pauses only when intonation and syntax require it. Speech flows naturally and easily.
4 Slight hesitation, but rephrases In a few instances, students may grope for words, but manages to rephrase and regain confidence.
3 Frequent hesitation, but no significant breakdown of communication Many instances of groping for words and lengthy pauses, but students still manages to get message across.
2 Many pauses with communication breakdown Pauses, groping for words, and use of English make it difficult for communication to take place effectively.
1 Complete communication breakdown The student's message is almost incomprehensible due to interfere from English and lengthily, erratic pauses.

IV. Vocabulary

5 Accurate usage No errors in use of lexical items.
4 Mostly accurate usage One or two errors in use of lexical items.
3 Frequent errors Many errors in lexical usage. Some breakdown of communication.
2 Substantial errors Number of errors severely hampers student's ability to communicate.
1 Few examples of correct usage Lack of vocabulary control causes almost total breakdown of communication.

V. Grammar

5 No significant errors. Student is able to use targeted structures correctly; a few insignificant errors may be observed in other structures.
4 One or two significant errors. One or two errors in use of targeted structures. Communication is not impeded.
3 Several errors; some breakdown of communication. More than three errors in use of targeted structures. Communication is impeded, but not severely.
2 Many errors affect ability to communicate. Substantial number of errors interfere with student's ability to communicate.
1 Few examples of correct usage. Grammatical errors severely impede communication.

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