DISCOVER CANADA 2015”

NATIONAL COMPETITION FINALS

EVALUATION CRITERIA

 

Maximum number of points

100

PowerPoint presentation (10-12 slides )

50

Exam question #1

(one question from the announced list of detailed questions)

25

Exam question #2

(one question from the section: DISCOVER CANADA – GENERAL QUESTIONS)

25

To obtain a more objective, precise and fair assessment of each criterion of the proposed evaluation scheme, a special grading scale has been adopted. The PowerPoint presentation will be evaluated on a 100point grading scale. The final number of points will be calculated according to a mathematical formula (100 ÷ 2,5). Exam questions will be evaluated on a 120-point grading scale (60-point grading scale for each question. The final number of points will be calculated according to a mathematical formula (60 ÷ 2) for each question.

PowerPoint presentation Topic: Canadian Values

100    

Contents/ factual information – knowledge of the candidate on selected aspects of the topic

  • Choice, development and justification of ideas / arguments / points of view (choice of facts, examples, etc.)

  • Critical thinking, maturity of ideas, coherence of a represented standpoint

  • Ability to draw conclusions

  • Originality

50

Organization and timing

  • Clarity and logic of presented ideas

10

Grammar, vocabulary, communicative quality

10

Pronunciation, intonation, fluency

10

Delivery of presentation

  • Use of visual aids (if a candidates decides to use audio or video materials, the time allowed for them is no longer than two minutes in total)

  • Dealing with questions after presentation

20

Exam questions 120    
Question # 1 (one question from the announced list of detailed questions) 60    

Contents / factual information

  • vital basic facts communicated/ all significant facts included

15

Critical thinking skills

  • analysis employed so that a full and comprehensive answer is provided 

25

Grammar, vocabulary, communicative quality

10

Pronunciation, intonation, fluency

10

Question # 2 (DISCOVER CANADA – GENERAL QUESTIONS) 60    

Contents / factual information 

  • vital basic facts communicated/ all significant facts included

25

Critical thinking skills

  • analysis employed so that a full and comprehensive answer is provided 

15

Grammar, vocabulary , communicative quality

10

Pronunciation, intonation, fluency

10

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