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Foreign Language Department:<br />Rubric for Presentational Written Communication

Presentational Written Communication

Competence/

Value

Task Completion Expression Vocabulary Grammar

Organization/

Content

Excellent

4 pts.

 

(95 - 100%)

Completes assignment creatively and with all required elements Demonstrates ease of expression appropriate to course level Rich variety of vocabulary and idiomatic expressions appropriate to course level Excellent command of grammatical structures appropriate to course level Very well organized; information correct and extensive

Good to

Very Good

3 pts.

 

(80 - 94%)

Completes assignment with all required elements Demonstrates considerable ease of expression as appropriate to course level Demonstrates good range of vocabulary and idiomatic expressions as appropriate to course level Generally correct command  of grammatical structures as appropriate to course level Well organized and generally cohesive; information generally accurate and rather extensive

Acceptable

2 pts.

 

(70 - 79%)

Mostly completes the assignment; missing a few required elements Demonstrates limited ease of expression appropriate to course level Demonstrates adequate vocabulary and idiomatic expressions appropriate to course level May have errors with grammatical structures that do not interfere with communication Organized with adequate cohesiveness; information is appropriate but limited

Minimal

1 pt.

 

(60 - 69%)

Completes task inadequately; missing most required elements Does not demonstrate ease of expression appropriate to course level Demonstrates minimal vocabulary as appropriate to course level Frequent errors with grammatical structure that interfere with communication Inadequately organized with a general lack of cohesiveness; information is very limited

Lacking

0 pt.

 

(0 - 59%)

Does not complete the task Writing is extremely labored and incomplete Demonstrates almost no vocabulary Abundant errors with grammatical structures that prevent communication Disorganized, not cohesive; inaccurate information

Without language, one cannot hope to talk to people and understand them; one cannot share their hopes and aspirations, grasp their history, appreciate their history or savour their songs. - Nelson Mandela, 1995

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