Completing tasks

Part of completing tasks consists of equipping the place of study with the necessary language tools and resources. Other important aspects include organising time to learn, completing individual or multiple tasks, and employing appropriate methods and strategies.

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I can set up my work space to optimize learning (for example, with reference works and learning materials).

     

I can manage my learning time effectively (for example, by setting a sensible time limit for a particular task).

     

For further descriptors see planning.

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I can choose a task (type) that I already know in order achieve my goal.

     

I can choose an unknown task (type) in order to achieve my goal (for example, a task which was recommended to me).

     

I can change an existing task (for example, from a textbook) so as to achieve my goal. For example, instead of writing down answers to questions in a listening comprehension task, I can give an oral summary.

     

I can set myself a task based on authentic material in order to achieve my goal, for example splitting up a text and then piecing it together again in the right order, or making a gap-fill exercise.

     

 

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I can work alone (for example, to complete a given task).

 

 

 

I can complete individual tasks that I set myself.

 

 

 

I can complete tasks that I have set myself even in more difficult phases (for example, if they are not as enjoyable as I had hoped, or if they are difficult).

 

 

 

I can complete several connected tasks in order to achieve my goal. For example, to prepare for an interview I can

     

learn specific vocabulary and expressions

 

 

 

revise specific grammatical forms

 

 

 

work on certain pronunciation aspects

 

 

 

work with certain worksheets or authentic materials

 

 

 

prepare for the interview structure

 

 

 

practice listening and interacting.

 

 

 

Please complete the sentence below with one of your goals. Use the example above as a guide.

 I can complete several connected tasks in order to achieve my goal of

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I can realise a project (for example, prepare a brochure about my university or prepare a report).

     

For further descriptors see planning, monitoring and managing my own learning.

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I want to learn this

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In order to achieve my goal, I can use materials and resources

 

 

 

on my own

 

 

 

together with others

 

 

 

with the help of learning tips

 

 

 

   with a learning advisor.

 

 

 

In order to achieve my goal, I can use learning materials and resources (for example, a textbook) bearing in mind

 

 

 

my language competencies

 

 

 

my learning style.

 

 

 

 In order to achieve my goal, I can use authentic materials (for example, analyse a newspaper article in order to learn the form of indirect speech).

     

In order to achieve my goal, I can use learning and authentic materials

     

for a single task

 

 

 

for a series of tasks with regard to my goal (for example, to give a presentation in the foreign language)

 

 

 

for a project (for example, to prepare a brochure about my university or to prepare a report)

 

 

 

for an entire programme of learning.

 

 

 

For further descriptors see choosing materials and methods.

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I can do this

I want to learn this

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In order to achieve my goal, I can employ different learning methods and strategies

 

 

 

on my own

 

 

 

together with others

 

 

 

with the help of learning tips

 

 

 

   with a learning advisor.

 

 

 

For further descriptors see choosing materials and methods.

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I can do this

I want to learn this

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I can carry out my learning plan (making changes where necessary) in order to achieve my goal.

 

 

 

For further descriptors see planning.

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I can analyse structures and patterns in the foreign language and draw conclusions from my observations about the structure and use of the language (for example, I observe how the plural is formed, or the past tense forms are used).

     

I can analyse individual aspects of the foreign language and compare them with my first language or other languages I know (for example, I can compare grammatical structures, vocabulary, sentence structure and text structure).

 

 

 

 

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I can analyse a communication in the foreign language and compare it with a corresponding situation in my first language in order to recognise culturally specific similarities and differences (for example, how to address someone politely, or how to end a conversation politely).

     

 

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Do you like learning together with others? In that case, go to cooperating.