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Performance Band Descriptors — 2016 Higher School Certificate

2016 German Continuers Performance Band Descriptors and State Performance (Acrobat PDF)

2 unit German Continuers

2016 Candidature - 249

Band 6
(22.89%)

Initiates and sustains conversation through the exchange of relevant information and ideas appropriate to context, audience and purpose. Demonstrates a sophisticated command of a wide range of vocabulary and language structures. Manipulates language structures in a creative, authentic and fluent manner, with minor errors. Structures and sequences ideas and information effectively and creatively. Demonstrates a comprehensive global and detailed understanding of German by analysing, processing and responding to spoken and written texts.
Band 5
(31.32%)

Communicates effectively through the exchange of relevant information and ideas appropriate to context, audience and purpose. Demonstrates a very good command of a broad range of vocabulary and a variety of language structures. Manipulates language structures in a creative, natural and fluent manner, although there may be occasional inconsistencies and errors. Structures and sequences ideas and information effectively. Demonstrates a substantial global and detailed understanding of German by processing and responding to spoken and written texts.
Band 4
(24.09%)

Communicates quite effectively through the exchange of relevant information and some ideas in spoken and written German. Demonstrates a good command of a range of vocabulary and language structures. Manipulates language structures with reasonable proficiency, although there may be lexical and syntactical errors. Links ideas and information effectively. Conveys a reasonable global and detailed understanding of spoken and written texts by identifying gist and some specific detail.
Band 3
(16.86%)

Demonstrates the ability to sustain spoken and written communication at a basic level. Demonstrates a basic knowledge of vocabulary and language structures, although with reliance on English syntax and frequent grammatical errors. Links some ideas and information. Demonstrates the ability to identify the general gist and some specific details from spoken and written German.
Band 2
(4.41%)

Demonstrates the ability to communicate a limited range of ideas and information, using single words or simple phrases with frequent errors. Communicates with frequent reliance on English syntax and anglicisms in spoken and written German. Demonstrates a limited knowledge of vocabulary and language structures. Demonstrates a limited ability to identify relevant detail from spoken and written texts.
Band 1
(0.4%)

A mark in this band indicates that the student has achieved below the minimum standard expected.
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