Welcome to The Finals
The Finals check all of your skills at the end of the course. They are similar to the national tests and include writing, speaking, listening comprehension, reading comprehension as well as usage, a part unique to English 7.
The purposes are:
to test student progress and receive an indication of how they relate to the knowledge criteria
to stimulate the students prior learning but in a new context
to give a salient and large quanitaty of data to use for the course grade
See https://nafs.gu.se/prov_engelska/engelska_gymn/eng-7/eng7-exempel for examples of previous tests.
Test A: Writing
The exam is an essay that aims to test and give an image of the students' writing proficiency in English.
Your essay will be assessed on language, content and structure.
You have ~120 minutes to write your essay.
You take the test digitally, writing on your computer in a locked environment.
Please ensure that the computer you bring is fully charged.
Test B: Reading, listening and usage
The test is taken using pen and paper. Please remember to bring your own pen, pencil and eraser.
Exam questions are a blend of multiple choice questions and text answers.
Your tests will be assessed based on your understanding of the topic, speed, grammar and spelling.
Time for the listening comprehension test: ~50 minutes
Time for the reading comprehension: ~80 minutes
Tiem for the usage test: ~30 minutes
Test C: Speaking
The speaking test is taken by two students at the same time. If needed, you will be assigned a teacher as a partner.
You will be randomly assigned a topic which you read and discuss.
Your spoken English will be assessed on fluency, language and strategies to keep the conversation going.