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HSC Languages Continuers
Marking Guidelines – Oral examination

*Effective from the 2012 HSC Korean Continuers examination

Applies to:

  • Arabic Continuers
  • Chinese Continuers
  • French Continuers
  • German Continuers
  • Indonesian Continuers
  • Italian Continuers
  • Japanese Continuers
  • Korean Continuers*
  • Modern Greek Continuers
  • Spanish 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 some depth to a range of questions
  • Uses consistently good 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
17–20
  • 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
13–16
  • 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
9–12
  • Maintains a basic level of communication using simple structures and vocabulary with pauses and errors
  • Presents some relevant information, opinions or ideas
5–8
  • Responds to some questions using single words and formulaic expressions
1–4
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