Target Language Use rubric 3+ - Spring semester - Quarter 1

Learning to communicate verbally in a new language is as important, if not more important, than learning to read and write. The only way to make progress on your communication skills is to practice using them.

Think about how you have been using Chinese during this time and rate yourself. You will also need to provide explanations for your choices. Reflection honestly and regularly can help you with your progress.

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  1. Co- operation

    4 - Your consistent drive & dedication to speak increasingly in Chinese inspires others.
    3 - Actively starts, builds on, and continues conversations in Chinese w/ peers.
    2 - "Passive &/or reactive participation. Asks no follow-up questions.
    1 - Disrupts learning of peers. Texts/surfs web. Doesn't pay attention.
    1 2 3 4


  1. Please provide evidence for your selection. (Please explain your selection.)


  1. With classmates

    4 - Actively and increasingly incorporate Chinese in all of your conversations both in 1-on-1 situation or in group work.
    3 - Usually speaks or attempts to speak mostly in Chinese in 1-on-1 situation. Less than 50% of group communication is in English
    2 - Speaks mostly in English during group work, speak occasionally in Chinese in 1-on-1 situation.
    1 - Your English-only-speaking makes it hard for peers to stay in Chinese
    1 2 3 4


  1. Please provide evidence for your selection. (Please explain your selection.)


  1. With teacher in class

    4 - Actively starts, builds, & continues conversations with teacher in Chinese; increase the use of Chinese accordingly
    3 - Responds or attempts to respond mostly in Chinese when asked questions by teacher
    2 - Usually responds in limited Chinese when asked a question
    1 - Avoids &/or rejects opportunities to speak in Chinese w/ teacher
    1 2 3 4


  1. Please provide evidence for your selection. (Please explain your selection.)


  1. Email, or in person

    4 - Speaks regularly or make attempts to communicate with teacher in almost all Chinese
    3 - Usually communicate mostly in Chinese with teacher; communication is appropriate for your level.
    2 - Using some basic Chinese when communicating with teacher or occasionally communicate in Chinese. Communication is below your skill level.
    1 - Avoid contact or does not use Chinese when communicating with teacher
    1 2 3 4


  1. Please provide evidence for your selection. (Please explain your selection.)


  1. What will be your goals for the next quarter? How do you plan to advance your oral communication skills in Chinese?





Chinese Language Teacher
Carlmont High School
Belmont, CA