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German 6 Translation Marking Criteria - TBC for 2017/18

LL 229 Learning German 6

Class

German-English Translation

Point on scale

Numerical equivalent

First

 

no material errors/omissions

 

fluent English

 

appropriate/consistent style/register

 

near/publishable quality

 

Excellent 1

High 1

Mid 1

Low 1

96

89

81

74

 

 

 

 

Upper Second

most main points appropriately represented

 

consistently good level of solutions

 

good English

High 2.1

Mid 2.1

Low 2.1

68

65

62

 

 

 

 

Lower Second

generally, main points conveyed in comprehensible manner

 

elsewhere inconsistent/unreliable

 

English awkward

 

vocabulary/expressions ill-chosen

High 2.2

Mid 2.2

Low 2.2

58

55

52

 

 

 

 

Third

indicates that main points generally understood, but requires significant processing effort on part of reader

 

poor English

 

inappropriate/inaccurate/unreliable vocabulary

 

useable only after significant reworking

High 3rd

Mid 3rd

Low 3rd

48

45

42

 

 

 

 

Fail

dangerously inaccurate/wrong

 

unreadable/meaningless/substantially incomplete

 

internally inconsistent/illogical

High Fail

Mid Fail

Low Fail

38

25

12

 

 

 

 

Zero

essentially nothing of value

Zero

0