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Marking criteria 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

 

 

 

Class

English-German Translation

Point on scale

Numerical equivalent

First

no material errors/omissions

fluent, very accurate German (grammar/spelling)

appropriate style/register

good solutions throughout

no serious distortions

Excellent 1st

High 1st

Mid  1st

Low 1st

96

89

81

74

 

 

 

 

Upper Second

no serious distortions

consistently good level of solutions

good German, very, if not always accurate (grammar/spelling)

appropriate style/register with occasional lapses

High 2.1

Mid  2.1

Low 2.1

68

65

62

 

 

 

 

Lower second 

generally, main points conveyed in comprehensible manner

elsewhere inconsistent/unreliable

sections of text require processing effort on part of reader

fairly frequent inaccuracies (grammar/spelling)

some vocabulary/expressions ill-chosen

evidence of some good solutions

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 German

(basic grammar/spelling)

inappropriate/inaccurate/unreliable vocabulary

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