SELF-ASESSMENT GRIDS

SPEAKING

SPOKEN INTERACTION: I can take part effortlessly in any conversation or discussion and have a good familiarty with idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms.  I can express myself fluently and convey finer shades of meaning percisely.  If I do have aproblem I can back track and restructure around the difficulty so smoothly that other peolple are hardly aware of it.

SPOKEN PRODUCTION: I can present clear, smoothly flowing description or argument in a style appropriate to the context and with an effective logical structure which helps the recipient to notice and remember significant points.

SPOKEN INTERACTION: I can express myself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.  I can use language flexibly and effectively for socil and professional purposes.  I can formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate my contribution skillfully to those other speakers.

SPOKEN PRODUCTION: I can present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating sub-themes, developing particular points and rounding off with appropriate conclusion.

SPOKEN INTERACTION: I can interact with a degree of fluency and sponteneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible.  I can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views.

SPOKEN PRODUCTION:  I can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest.  I can explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving advantages and disadvantages of various options.

SPOKEN INTERACTION: I can deal with most stuations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken.  I can enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel, current events).

SPOKEN PRODUCTION: I can connect phrases ina simple way in order to describe experiences and events, my dreams, hopes and ambitions.  I can briefly give reasons and explanationsfor opinionsand plans.  I can narrate a story or relate the plot of a book or film and describe my reactions.

SPOKEN INTERACTION: I can communicatein simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familair topics and activities.  I can handle very short social exchanges, even though I can’t usually understand enough to keep the conversation going myself.

SPOKEN PRODUCTION: I can use a series of phrases and sentences to describe in simple terms my family and other people, living conditions, my educational background and my present and most recent job.

SPOKEN INTERACTION: I can interact in a simple way provided the other person s prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help me formulate what I am trying to say.  I can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or familiar topics.

SPOKEN PRODUCTION: I can use simple phrases and sentences to describe where I live and people I know.