An end of term report

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


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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Language level

Average: 4.2 (41 votes)
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Submitted by Yuki on Sun, 07/06/2020 - 17:43

I think my last report was good. Writing was especially good and the teacher praised me. But I made small mistakes. So, from next time, I will have to review my answers. And I'm not good at speaking, so I will proactively try to speak English to improve my English speaking skills.

Submitted by Shoma Tateishi on Thu, 04/06/2020 - 18:28

I think the last report wasn't so good. I feel that speaking is the weakest of the four skills. In fact, I haven't had many opportunities to speak English so I'm new to speaking English. When I have a conversation in English, I sometimes spend too much time thinking about how to speak. I think this problem can become a very big problem in my future life. In addition to speaking, I feel that I am not so good at listening.I tend to have lower scores in listening than in writing and reading.I'll try to improve these two skills.

Submitted by Kaho Dokko on Thu, 04/06/2020 - 06:10

I don't know what my last report was like because my university is giving online d, so have never had my report evaluated. However, I know what areas I need to improve. these are listening and speaking. I'm trying to watch foreign films, dramas, and animations with English subtitle because my English teacher this is the best way to improve listening skill. My recommended animation is "SpongeBob SquarePants" as English matches character's expression and is easy to understand.And above all, it is familiar to us. On the other hand, I think the reason I am not at speaking English is because I usually write and read without speaking it. When I try to speak English, I can't speak right away. I'm really worried if I'm wrong.I would like to express my thoughts to myself in English.

Submitted by Machida on Tue, 02/06/2020 - 09:12

I think my last report was good. But I'm not good at Writing and Speaking. I have to learn grammars and words more. I didn't have the opportunity to speak English.So I feel nervous when I speaking English. But I have more opportunities to speak English with foreign teachers at university. So I want to be able to speak English activity.

Submitted by Saria Muraoka on Tue, 02/06/2020 - 02:35

My last report was good. But I think my speaking skill isn't good. I took the Eiken last year. It's an English proficiency test in Japan. The second stage is a speaking test, I can't do it well. According to the result, the score was lower than that of reading and writing. So I understand I'm but at speaking. I started watching movies in English. And I copied actor's lines. It's interesting and I continued for more than half a year. I would recommend this method. I'll continue studying reading and writing hard, but I want to improve my English speaking ability.

Submitted by Risa on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 16:19

My last report was good. I’m good at compression. My teacher praised me at last class. But I sometimes make a careless mistake. I think it is important for me to review for the problem and answers. So, I will try to do this from now on. In the near future, I want get a high score on the TOEIC test. In order to do that, I have to have good grades. So, I'd like to make the most of my strength. Still trying to be better of my English skill for the purpose of communicate with people from all over the world. 

Submitted by NANAKA on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 15:10

Hello,everyone. A lack of speaking English abirity is my biggest problem. When I went to Australia to study English, I couldn't communicate with local people as well as I expected. After that ,I started going to an English conversation school. I just realized that I can't be shy if I want to learn to speak English. Don't be afraid making mistakes.

Submitted by Ryusei Nagashima on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 09:24

I'm not good at English. Especially, Listening is difficult for me. I'm not used to use English positively. So, I will continue to learn English every day. I want to Speaking and Listening English well someday.

Submitted by hoshi on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 09:06

Hello everyone.I think that my last report is as well as can be expected. But listening is not good.I have been bad at listening since my junior high school student.In the university,the many listening,I am pleased to study listening hard.and I am also studying for my Grade 2 English proficiency test in Self-studying.When I was high school student,I had taken it once.but I failed First stage exam.My score on a Grade 2 English proficiency was two points than the passing score.I could have passed If my score had been two points higher.

Submitted by tomoka on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 08:25

I don't think that my last report is good. To begin with, I'm poor at writing English. So, to be honest, I wonder if the sentences that I write are correct. In addition, there are quite differences between English and my mother tongue. Therefore, It is difficult for me to write English. But I'm interested in English. So, I want to try to make efforts to be able to write English well. For instance, these days I try to watch videos with English subtitles, and practice writing English. Maybe it takes a long time to be accustomed to writing English, I want to keep doing them.