Self-assessment

Now that youíve followed the courses itís time to assess your level.
This section offers you the possibility of testing your knowledge of pronunciation, word stress, phonetics, specific vocabulary and general oral comprehension of different types of presentations.
If you are doing these exercises as part of set homework do not forget to do screen-shots of your scores to hand in to your teacher.

 

Activities plan - Estimated study time: 6h

Title Time Level Objective

Type of exercise

Audio

Pronunciation 1 15 ' Medium Check your oral comprehension and spelling of commonly mispronounced key words. Pay particular attention to the possibility of homonyms as well. STEP 1. Gap-fill exercise audio
Pronunciation 2.1 20 ' Difficult Check your ability to distinguish the sounds of commonly mispronounced pairs/ groups of words. Gap-fill exercise audio
Pronunciation 2.2 20 ' Difficult Check your oral comprehension and spelling of commonly mispronounced key words seen in the previous step. Pay particular attention to the possibility of homonyms as well. STEP 2. Gap-fill exercise audio
Pronunciation 3 20 ' Difficult Check your understanding commonly mispronounced words by locating key sounds inside the words. Find-it exercise audio
Pronunciation 4 10 ' Difficult Differentiate between pairs of sounds: click on the word you think you have heard. Find-it exercise audio
Stress exercise 1 10 ' Medium Check your understanding of stress patterns of commonly mispronounced words. Step 1. Word Stress  
Stress exercise 2 10 ' Medium Check your understanding of stress patterns of commonly mispronounced words. Step 2. Word Stress  
Stress and pausing 15 ' Medium Check stress/pause patterns of words inside sentences. Word Stress audio
What a graph does 5 ' Easy Check your understanding of key verbs associated to explaining the role of a graph. Drag&Drop exercise  
Action Nouns 1a 5 ' Medium Check your understanding of key nouns associated to graph commentaries. Step 1. Drag&Drop exercise  
Action Nouns 1b 5 ' Medium Check your understanding of key nouns associated to graph commentaries. Step 2. Drag&Drop exercise  
Action Verbs 1a 5 ' Medium Check your understanding of key verbs associated to graph commentaries. Step 1. Matching exercise  
Action Verbs 1b 5 ' Medium Check your understanding of key verbs associated to graph commentaries. Step 2. Matching exercise  
Prepositions 5 ' Easy Check your understanding of prepositions in graph language. Gap-fill exercise audio
Example of a graph commentary 10 ' Medium Listen to a short graph commentary and check your understanding of key expressions. Gap-fill exercise audio
Presentation markers 1 15 ' Medium Check your understanding of key presentation markers. Gap-fill exercise audio

Beginner graph language

15 ' Easy Check your understanding of key graph language in these short and easy sentences. Gap-fill exercise audio
Intermediate graph language 15 ' Medium Check your understanding of key graph language in these sentences. Gap-fill exercise audio
Advanced graph language 20 ' Difficult Check your understanding of key graph language in these sentences. Gap-fill exercise audio
Graph match 15 ' Medium Match the graph commentaries with the graphs. Quiz  
Commentary of an ad 1 15 ' Difficult Check your understanding of commentary language. Step 1. Gap-fill exercise audio
Commentary of an ad 2 15 ' Difficult Check your understanding of commentary language. Step 2. Gap-fill exercise audio
Marcus Davies Interview 30 ' Difficult Listen for key language to describe your studies, work experience and career objective. Gap-fill exercise audio
Example of a presentation - Activity 1 30 ' Difficult Check your understanding of a graph commentary. (language) Gap-fill exercise audio
Example of a presentation - Activity 2 30 ' Difficult Check your understanding of a graph commentary. (information) Gap-fill exercise audio
Hit-list 1 15 ' Difficult Hit-list 1- check your understanding and spelling of commonly mispronounced key words in oral presentations. Gap-fill exercise audio
Hit-list 2 15 ' Difficult Hit-list 2- check your understanding and spelling of commonly mispronounced key words in oral presentations. Gap-fill exercise audio
Hit-list 3 15 ' Difficult Hit-list 3- check your understanding and spelling of commonly mispronounced key words in oral presentations. Gap-fill exercise audio