An end of term report

Read an end of term report to practise and improve your reading skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.

Reading text

Southwestern University

Candidate's surname: Martella
Candidate's first name: Javier
Student number: 15604088-B
Academic year: 2019–2020
Course: English Basics 2
Term: 3 (final)

Mark breakdown

Skills/Area Maximum mark Pass mark Mark obtained Pass/Fail
Reading 20 10 15 P
Listening 20 10 8 F
Writing 20 10 14 P
Speaking 20 10 17 P
Grammar/Vocabulary 20 10 11 P
TOTAL     65 P

Comments

Well done, Javier, on all your hard work this term. You are always active in speaking activities, and this is great. I always enjoy reading your writing too; you have very good ideas. You can see from your marks that reading is not a problem for you.

Sometimes you still make small grammar mistakes, and I think you can improve your vocabulary. I recommend you review many of the language points we studied this term. There is extra language practice in your online workbook.

The area you need to work on the most is listening. I know this is difficult for you. I recommend more practice at home. Listen to English TV shows, podcasts and radio as much as possible. I can give you a list of things to listen to.

I've enjoyed working with you. Have a nice holiday, and good luck for next term!

Instructor's name: Erin Gibbs

Signed: Erin Gibbs

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I have discussed my tutor last week. According to him, I might need to improve my writing skills. Moreover, I need to improve my pronunciation in the speaking as well. When i speak too fast, he said it is very difficult to understand. Reading and Listening are not a great deal for me. Anyway, I need to practice more to reach the next level.

I think my writing skills need improvement because I focus just in reading and speaking

As far as I can tell you that when you insist to learn on something and you study as much as you can, you will start making progress in time. Believe me or not, I experienced this situation on my body shape and I believe that I will also experince it on my English skills. Keep studying. I believe in my willpower. Lastly, explain myself on writing is keep my mind clarify. See you :)

I'm not so good at speaking because I'm a little shy. In fact, I'm trying to improve my reading and writing, because I'm studying to an exam which requires these two habilities.

I think I need to improve my communication skills in English because I find it hard to express my ideas in english when I talk to somebody so with practice and time I will be good at talking in English, I'm sure.

Hi, I think I need to improve in all the areas, specially in listening, speaking and the vocabulary. One thing that I’ve been doing recently, is trying to read books in English, following an advice: read a book according to my English level, and I feel this strategy are successful. Obviously, I need more help.

I think I'm too weak in four skills. I'm working for it. I'm doing a lot of practice about this four skills.
But I'm too weak in writing skills. Because if your writing skills is good then you find yourself to good for all.

My best last report is the engineer degree, I need to improve my project management skills.

My latest report is pretty bad. I think i need to improve reading and writing skills first,

My last report was good in reading and writing, but I must improve my listening and speaking.
My last report was about exam result. I'm too weak in statistics and Economics of Agriculture. I'm doing hard work to get happen to simple things. I'm weak in speaking and writing. When I start taking to anyone I forget myself and present situation. I'm also doing hard work for it. I think if anyone do a lot practice then you can master in anything areas. I'm doing so. I'm in home isolation and in this time I doing practice about my weaknesses.
My last report was good, I need to improve my English writing and grammar, also I need to improve my listening and speaking.
I need ti be Best at speaking, when I start to Talk My brain get blank and I can barely Say: "mmmm I think for me"
O my last report was CFA is hardest report of my live. It is very big. I need to improve macroeconomic area, and now I learning this area more carefully, so interesting when you start understand many things.
I need to improve writing and speaking. I think reading too but still a little better that those two. I have never satisfied with all of my English skill. I'll carry out studying English till I get PR.
I took an English course two years ago. In the report, it said that I need to improve my speaking and writing skills. I am good in listening and reading but I still have to work more. This is why I am here!
The last report was for English Language to improve myself in all levels and all skills
I need to improve in speaking and listening. I am afraid to speak English because I am afraid to make mistakes, but I'll try
I took an English test last month, The result wasn't bad but my teacher still wants me to practice more in the Grammar and writing area. I hope I will get better this month
I took English courses last month. Although, i worked hard last term, my report wasn't good enough. I need to practice more speaking and i have to work on the writing skills to improve my marks. I hope that i can succeed in the next term
English is little a bit difficult for everybody, so we have only one way to practise it everyday. However, we have a good environment we will improve better, Practise make perfect. English has idioms : " The more you try, the more you succeed" I have'nt a good report last term. Now, I am trying the best, I also hope I will have a good report in the next term.
My last report in this term I had a good marks for one of the subjects, but I know that I'm very weak in listenig i have to work on this area, and i think I'm not good at speaking ,I also need more on this area,
In my last report my result is not very good. Two days Ago I have the English online course. I am very weak in write English and Especially In vocabulary. But I try to my best. One day I become a good writer in English.
In my last report I did well, but I need to improve my pronunciation and my vocabulary. I'm doing very well with grammar, listening and reading. But my speaking and pronunciation aren't very good. However I've been working on it.
I think my last report is not good. I was weak in four skills especially writing and speaking. So, I prepare all my skills to improve more than the last time.
I think my last report is not very good.I'm sure l'm weak in listening and writing.I need to prictise more.
In my last report my results didn´t good, I need more practice in grammar and writing but is very difficult for me. I'm better in listening, speaking and reading. But, i doing better this term. i Hope.
I began styding English in more one year. I went to a English class. But, i'm still weak in listening. I think, in the future, i will be better.
I used to go to English class. My last report was 4 years ago, which was fine. but now I am learning English at home. I use various sources which one of them is your great website. I think I need to practice listening.
My last report was exactly on the last day, I have a report from my English Teacher. The outcome for writing is pretty good, however, the speaking was contrary. I have to practice to be more confident and less anxious.
My last report was in here, in the British Council. I did it really bad, but right now I'm 100% that I'm doing better because I'm practicing every day watching TV, listening podcast, and I'm writing like a personal diary, for improve my writing skills. Also, I'm searching grammar tips at the internet to learn how to use the correct form of the punctuation marks. I put my computer and cellphone in English to help me too. So I need to improve mi writing, speaking, vocabulary and listening skills. Almost everything, but I'm happy. I think I'm doing it.
My last report was 4 years ago in an English course, I felt that my improve was ascending in knowledge and my confidence grow up, my weakness was definitly the write. I thing this chatrooms are helpfull for me, the words cross in my mind speedly and fluent, I just need to give structure and form.
Unfortunately, I didn't make any report, generally, so I want to focus in this lesson to make a report like that or other, and I want to improve a writing, listening and speaking skills to help me learning the language as much as possible.
The last time I was asked to perform a report was two years ago. I think it is a bit tricky to write a concise report. There are lots of things to take into account; style, structure, simplicity....I'm a bit confused about the second part of the question... Anyway, if it is about the areas I need to improve in English then my answer will be listening, it is my big weakness. I've been watching TV shows and listening to podcasts lately, I noticed a slight improvement but I still need more practice. I think it will take me a while before a feel comfortable listening and understanding what a native speaker says.
No one gave me any report about English a long time, but in my opinion I have to improve my vocabulary and of course regularity of my lessons
Yes, my last report is similar to this. While my speaking skill seems always meeting the pass mark line. I think I should try harder to improve my fluency both in speaking and writing.
I need to improve all 4 skills especially in listening and speaking. I feel nervous to speak in English. That's why I try to speak more and more. After that I want to be the best in grammar to write reports or essays.
i need to improve my 4 skills i don't think that i have reached the level i want also my vocabulary and my grammar
I think my speaking skill need to be improved. I believe my reading, listening, and writing is not that bad. When it comes to speaking, I tend to forget some vocabulary and which makes me super nervous. These days, I have started studying speaking material on this very helpful British Council website. Thanks to the high quality contents, I am getting confident to speak up.