Learning Module on Proficiency

This learning module defines proficiency and explains why proficiency is important to STARTALK teachers and students.
After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe what proficiency means for language teachers and learners.
  • Explain why proficiency matters.
  • Identify key features of language production at Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced levels.
  • Design appropriate learning experiences based on the proficiency levels of students in your program.

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Instructional Resource(s): 

  • Student
  • Teacher

Material Type(s): 

  • Assessment

TELL Domain(s): 

  • The Learning Experience
  • Performance Feedback

STARTALK Principle(s): 

  • Performance-Based Assessment