CRITERIA
TASK OBJECTIVE: AN OPINION ESSAY
Task achievement
Is the essay at least 100 words long?

Are you following the example in the textbook?

Are you providing different facts and opinions?

Have you included opinion expressions?

  • (As I see it, in my opinion, there is no doubt that, I think / I believe that / I agree / disagree that, I feel that)(see page 39)

Is the essay structured in at least three paragraphs?
Coherence, cohesion and register
2,5 points

(You do not only follow instructions, you manage
to write an effective essay, even if there are errors in grammar and vocabulary)
Do organization and linking of ideas follow a logical order?

Does the first sentence in each paragraph clearly introduce it?

Is your opinion clearly stated in the first paragraph?

Is the variety of linking devices you are using used efficiently?

Does the essay have an opening, a body and a closing paragraph? Is it well organized?

Is there a good use of commas and full stops?

Do you not only state ideas, but develop them as well?
Grammar
2,5 points
Range: Variety of grammatical features.

Accuracy: Proportion of accurate sentences
Vocabulary
2,5 points
Range: Variety of words and expressions used

Accuracy: Words used accurately

Relevance: Relevant vocabulary