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

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

Discussion

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Submitted by Bukat Sasha on Tue, 09/07/2019 - 20:50

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Hi, everyone. I didn't have any report but I know I need to improve four skills in English. One day I read and speak another I listen and write my diary and comments. I know I know grammar and vocabulary of couse.

Submitted by Wahiba on Wed, 19/06/2019 - 07:45

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Two months a go a had my last report of English course. My marks were very good on grammar and vocabulary, good on writing, I had an average score on speaking because of my Bad prononciation. unfortunately My mark on listening was insufficient. Since that I have tried to improve this skill by listening to radio, TV News, broadcasting and audiobooks. I still have difficulties on listening but I decided to follow my learning and practicing day by day and step by step intel I will held my purpose ( use easily English in my daily life.

Hello Wahiba

It's great to hear that you are so determined to improve your English. I just wanted to make sure that you had seen our Listening skills section. There are a lot of pages there that could be helpful for that. There are also several sections in our General English section that might also be useful for you.

Good luck!

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

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Submitted by mtalebi on Sat, 25/05/2019 - 06:37

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I gave the IELTS exam in 2010. My average mark was 6.5 from 9. I thought I would score a bit in listening, but I get 5 in reading because it was very difficult.

Submitted by afnan abdullah on Sat, 18/05/2019 - 00:05

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hi krik you can help me how learn speaking skills bacuse all time i still in home and my family dont speak english langauge so i am not find pepoel speak with me for improve my language
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Submitted by Gael on Tue, 21/05/2019 - 11:38

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Hi! It depends of you because in your country each area have most people who know speak English you're being curious and create the relationship with those people this my opinion you can flex to find other ways
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Submitted by Kirk Moore on Tue, 21/05/2019 - 12:36

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Hello afnan abdullah There's some good advice on how to use our site to improve your speaking on our Frequently asked questions (https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/frequently-asked-questions) page. I would also recommend the pages in our Speaking (https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/speaking) and Listening (https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/listening) skills sections. Even if you can't speak with another person in English, you can learn a lot by trying to speak to yourself in English during the day and practising useful phrases that you hear in our videos or audio recordings. I hope this helps you! All the best Kirk The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by JK Baloch on Wed, 03/04/2019 - 16:03

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I have been learning English since four months, almost all areas of English are difficult for me, but, mostly I have founded problem with in vocabulary and grammar.
Hello JK Baloch Keep up the good work! Have you seen our Grammar (https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/grammar) and Vocabulary (https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/vocabulary) sections? Doing these reading, listening and writing pages will also help you with your grammar and vocabulary, and be sure to ask us if you have any questions. All the best Kirk The LearnEnglish Team