| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Want to get organized in 2022? Let Dokkio put your cloud files (Drive, Dropbox, and Slack and Gmail attachments) and documents (Google Docs, Sheets, and Notion) in order. Try Dokkio (from the makers of PBworks) for free. Available on the web, Mac, and Windows.

View
 

ACTFL Benchmarks

Page history last edited by erl@... 7 years, 4 months ago

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

 

Novice Low:  I can communicate on some very familiar topics using single words and phrases that I have practiced and memorized.

 

I can greet my peers.

I can say hello and goodbye.

I can ______________________________

 

I can introduce myself to someone.

I can tell someone my name.

I can ______________________________

 

I can answer a few simple questions.

 I can respond to yes/no questions.

 I can answer an either/or question.

 I can respond to who, what, when, where questions.

 I can __________________________________

 

Novice Mid:  I can communicate on very familiar topics using a variety of words and phrases that I have practiced and memorized.

 

I can greet and leave people in a polite way.

 I can say hello and goodbye to someone my age or younger.

 I can say hello and goodbye to my teacher.

 I can say hello and goodbye to an adult.

 I can say hello and goodbye to a person I do not know.

 I can  ______________________________________

 

I can introduce myself and others.

 I can introduce myself and provide basic personal information.

 I can introduce someone else.

 I can respond to an introduction.

 I can ______________________________________

 

I can answer a variety of simple questions.

 I can answer questions about what I like and dislike.

 I can answer questions about wht I am doing and what I did.

 I can answer questions about where I’m going or where I went.

 I can answer questions about something I have learned.

 I can ___________________________________________

 

I can make some simple statements in a conversation.

 I can tell someone what I am doing.

 I can say where I went.

 I can say whom I am going to see.

 I can express a positive reaction, such as “Great!”

 I can _________________________________________________

 

I can ask simple questions.

 I can ask who, what, when, where  questions.

 I can ask questions about something that I am learning.

 I can ___________________________________________________

 

I can communicate basic information about myself and people I know.

  I can say my name and ask someone’s name.

 I can say or write something about the members of my family and ask about someone’s family.

 I can say or write something about friends and classmates.

 I can ____________________________________________________

 

I can communicate some basic information about my everyday life.

 I can give times, dates, and weather information.

 I can talk about what I eat, learn and do.

 I can talk about places I know.

 I can ask and understand how much something costs.

 I can tell someone the time and location of a community event.

 I can ____________________________________________________

 

Novice High:  I can communicate and exchanged information about familiar topics using phrases and simple sentences, sometimes supported by memorized language.  I can usually handle short social interactions in everyday situations by asking and answering simple questions.

 

I can exchange some personal information.

 I can ask and say a home address and e-mail address.

 I can ask and say someone’s nationality.

 I can aks and talk about family members and their characteristics.

 I can ask and talk about friends, classmates, and teachers.

 I can ___________________________________________________

 

I can exchange information using texts, graphs or pictures.

 I can ask about and identify familiar things in a pictures from a story.

 I can ask about and identify important information about the weather using a map.

 I can aks and respond to simple questions abour dates., times, places, and events on schedules, posters and tickets.

 I can respond to simple questions based on graphs or visuals that provide information containing numbers or statistics.

 I can __________________________________________________

 

I can ask for and give simple directions.

 I can ask for directions to a place.

 I can tell someone how to get from one place to another, such as go straight, turn left, or turn right.

 I can tell someone where something is located, such as next to, across from, or in the middle of.

 I can ____________________________________________________

 

I can make plans with others.

 I can accept or reject an invitation to do something or go somewhere.

 I can invite and make plans with someone to do something or go somewhere.

 I can exchange information about where to go, such as to the store, the movie theater, a concert, a restaurant or when to meet.

 I can ____________________________________________________

 

I can interact with others in everyday situations.

 I can order a meal.

 I can make a purchase.

 I can buy a ticket.

 I can ____________________________________________________

 

PRESENTATIONAL SPEAKING

 

Novice Low:  I can present information about myself and some other very familiar topics using single words or memorized phrases.

 

I can recite words and phrases that I have learned.

I can count from 1 - 10.

 I can say the date and the day of the week.

 I can list the months and seasons.

 I can _________________________________________________________

 

I can state the names of familiar people. places and objects in pictures and posters using words or memorized phrases.

 I can name famous landmarks and people.

 I can name countries on a map.

 I can list items I see every day.

 I can ___________________________________________________________

 

I can introduce myself in a group.

 I can state my name, age and where I live.

 I can give my phone number, home address and e-mail address.

 I can ____________________________________________________________

 

I can recite short memorized phrases, parts of poems, and rhymes.

 I can sing a short song.

 I can recite a nursery rhyme.

 I can recite a simple poem.

 I can ____________________________________________________________

 

Novice Mid:  I can present information about myself and some other very familiar topics using a variety of words, phrases, and memorized expressions.

 

I can present information about myself and others using words and phrases.

 I can say what I look like.

 I can say what I am like.

 I can say what someone looks like.

 I can say what someone is like.

 I can ____________________________________________________________

 

I can express my likes and dislikes using words and phrases, and memorized expressions.

 I can say which sports I like and don’t like.

 I can list my favorite free-time activities and those I don’t like.

 I can state my favorite foods and drinks and those I don’t like.

 I can _____________________________________________________________

 

I can present information about familiar items in my immediate environment.

 I can talk about my house.

 I can talk about my school.

 I can talk about my room and what I have in it.

 I can present basic information about my community, town/city, state, or country.

 I can ______________________________________________________________

 

I can talk about my daily activities using words, phrases and memorized expressions.

 I can list my classes and tell what time they start and end.

 I can name activities and their times in my daily schedule.

 I can talk about what I do on the weekends.

 I can ______________________________________________________________

 

I can present simple information about something I learned using words, phrases, and memorized expressions.

 I can talk about holiday celebrations based on pictures or photos.

 I can name the main cities on a map.

 I can talk about animals, colors, foods, historical figures, or sports based on pictures or photos.

 I can ______________________________________________________________

 

Novice High:  I can present basic information on familiar topics using language I have practice using phrases and simple sentences.

 

I can present information about my life using phrases and simple sentences.

 I can describe my family and friends.

 I can describe my school.

 I can describe where I work and what I do.

 I can ______________________________________________________________

 

I can tell about a familiar experience or event using phrases and simple sentences.

 I can tell what I do in class.

 I can tell about what I do during the weekend.

 I can tell about what happens after school.

 I can ______________________________________________________________

 

I can present basic information about a familiar person, place, or thing using phrases and simple sentences.

 I can describe a useful website.

 I can talk about my favorite musical group, actor, or author.

 I can describe a landmark, vacation location, or a place I visit.

 I can talk about a famous person from history.

 I can ______________________________________________________________

 

I can present information about others using phrases and simple sentences.

 I can talk about others’ likes and dislikes.

 I can talk about others’ free-time acitvities.

 I can give basic biographical information about others.

 I can _____________________________________________________________

 

I can give basic instructions on how to make or do something using phrases and simple sentences.

 I can tell how to prepare something simple to eat.

 I can describe a simple routine, like getting lunch in the cafeteria.

 I can give simple directions to a nearby location or to an online resource.

 I can ____________________________________________________________

 

I can present basic information about things I have learned using phrases and simple sentences.

 I can describe a simple process like a science experiment.

 I can present a topic from a lesson based on pictures or photos.

 I can present information about something I learned in a a class.

 I can present information about something I learned in the community.

 I can _____________________________________________________________

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.