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HSC Languages Continuers
Marking Guidelines – Oral examination

Applies to:

  • Armenian Continuers
  • Croatian Continuers
  • Dutch Continuers
  • Filipino Continuers
  • Hindi Continuers
  • Hungarian Continuers
  • Khmer Continuers
  • Macedonian Continuers
  • Maltese Continuers
  • Modern Hebrew Continuers
  • Polish Continuers
  • Portuguese Continuers
  • Punjabi Continuers
  • Russian Continuers
  • Serbian Continuers
  • Swedish Continuers
  • Tamil Continuers
  • Turkish Continuers
  • Ukrainian Continuers
  • Vietnamese Continuers

Conversation

Outcomes assessed: H1.1, H1.2, H1.3, H1.4

Marking guidelines
Criteria Marks
  • Engages effectively and fluently in a conversation by responding in depth to a range of questions
  • Uses consistently excellent intonation and pronunciation
  • Manipulates language with a high level of grammatical accuracy in a range of contexts
  • Demonstrates an excellent knowledge of vocabulary and language structures
9–10
  • Responds fluently with relevant information in some depth to a range of questions
  • Uses good intonation and pronunciation
  • Manipulates language in a range of contexts
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a range of vocabulary and language structures
7–8
  • Maintains satisfactory communication with some degree of fluency but with possible repetition and inaccuracies in grammar and vocabulary
  • Responds to questions with relevant information and opinions
  • Demonstrates some ability to manipulate language
5–6
  • Maintains a basic level of communication using simple structures and vocabulary with pauses and errors
  • Presents some relevant information, opinions or ideas
3–4
  • Responds to some questions using single words and formulaic expressions
1–2

Discussion

Outcomes assessed: H1.1, H1.2, H1.3, H1.4, H4.1, H4.2, H4.3

Marking guidelines
Criteria Marks
  • Demonstrates a sophisticated and in-depth understanding of the topic
  • Makes detailed and perceptive references to the texts studied
  • Demonstrates a highly developed ability to discuss and substantiate a point of view effectively and consistently
  • Demonstrates a high level of grammatical accuracy and sophistication in the use of vocabulary and sentence structures
13–15
  • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the topic
  • Makes detailed references to the texts studied
  • Demonstrates an ability to discuss and substantiate a point of view effectively and consistently
  • Demonstrates breadth and accuracy in the use of vocabulary and sentence structures
10–12
  • Presents information, and a range of ideas and/or opinions relevant to the topic
  • Makes specific references to the texts studied
  • Demonstrates some ability to discuss and justify a point of view effectively
  • Uses language effectively
7–9
  • Presents information, and opinions or ideas relevant to the topic
  • Makes some appropriate references to the texts studied
  • Provides some evidence of the ability to discuss a point of view
  • Uses language structures comprehensibly
4–6
  • Demonstrates a superficial understanding of the chosen topic
  • Makes some superficial references to texts
  • Responds using simple structures and vocabulary with frequent pauses and errors
1–3
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