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Arabic Extension – Performance band descriptions

The typical performance in this band:

Band E4

  • Formulates a sophisticated argument
  • Sustains written and spoken argument with a high level of competence
  • Demonstrates a sophisticated and extensive knowledge of vocabulary and language structures
  • Uses complex and varied language to develop a range of ideas and opinions
  • Responds to and evaluates texts critically and sensitively

Band E3

  • Formulates a detailed and well-developed argument
  • Sustains written and spoken argument with clarity
  • Demonstrates substantial knowledge of vocabulary and language structures
  • Expresses ideas and opinions effectively
  • Responds to and analyses texts effectively

Band E2

  • Attempts to develop and sustain a coherent written and spoken argument
  • Demonstrates an adequate knowledge of vocabulary and language structures
  • Expresses a limited range of ideas and opinions
  • Responds to and comments on texts with some understanding of their meaning and purpose and the effects of language forms and features

Band E1

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