Oral assessment tasks and criteria

Please click on the links in the matrix below to view information on each common oral assessment task.

The TEAL text framework explains the nature of Informative, Imaginative and Persuasive texts.

Task Name Informative Imaginative Persuasive
Task 1: My weekend A1,  A2,  BL, B1, B2,  SL, S1, S2    
Task 2: What did you have for lunch? A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2    
Task 3: Story retell   A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2  
Task 4: How to make an origami dog     A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2
Task 5: Building a bridge     A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2
Task 6: What I learn at school A1, A2, B1, B2, S1, S2    
Task 7: Playing a card game: Fish     A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2
Task 8: Picture sequence narrative   A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2  
Task 9: Animal chat A1, A2, BL, B1, B2, SL, S1, S2    
Task 10: Interpreting a graph B1, B2, B3, S1, S2, S3    
Task 11: Report on some recent learning B2, B3, S2, S3, S4    
Task 12: Retelling a folk story    BL, B1, B2, B3, SL, S1,  S2,  S3  
Task 13: Choosing a gift for a character   B2,  B3, S2, S3, S4  
Task 14: Description of a cycle A2, B1, B2, B3, S1 , S2, S3    
Task 15: Survival items     S2, S3, S4
Task 16: Note taking from a telephone conversation S2, S3, S4    
Task 17: If I won a million dollars   B2, B3, S2, S3, S4  
Task 18: Role play: Giving advice to a friend     B2, B3, S2, S3, S4
Task 19: A book or film review B3, S2, S3, S4    
Task 20: A sales talk     B3, S2, S3, S4
Task 21: Job interview role play     B3, S2, S3, S4

 

A number of TEAL Common assessment tasks relate to other TEAL tasks, so you can explore similarities and differences in EAL Learners’ English language skills in different modes, such as speaking and writing. You can read more about these connections at The connection between TEAL oral and writing tasks.

 

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