Grade Five

Iran Cultural and Educational Center

 Persian Language Development by Proficiency Language Skills Levels

 Intermediate Mid – Grade Five

Listening Comprehension

I can understand the main idea in messages and presentations on some topics related in everyday life and personal interests and studies.  Sometimes, I can understand the main idea in conversations I overhear.  (Interpretive listening)

Students can …

1.  Understand the main idea and some details in short conversations, short discussions and oral presentations.
2.  Understand the main idea and some details in messages and announcements on familiar topics, including via media.
3.  Understand simple courtesies and basic needs.
4.  Identify the main idea and some details of familiar current events.
5.  Understand geographic location of familiar places

Speaking

I can participate in conversations on familiar topics using sentences.  I can handle short social interactions in everyday situations asking and answering a variety of questions.  I can usually say what I want to say about my everyday life and myself.  (Interpersonal Communication)

I can make presentations on a variety of familiar topics using connected sentences.  (Presentational Speaking)

Students can…

1.  Engage in a simple conversation on familiar topics, such as likes and dislikes, hobbies, academic subjects, and daily routines.
2.  Give reasons for preferences.
3.  Interview someone for a project on past experiences, childhood, where growing up, travels, education, preferences, or likes and dislikes, etc.
4.  Begin using connected sentences when expressing opinion on familiar topics.
5.  Summarize orally a story line using some connected sentences.
6.  Interview one another asking and answering questions about their interests and preferences, including future plans, hobbies, weekend activities, etc.
7.  Make a short presentation about a topic of interest or a familiar topic.
8.  Request services, such as in a restaurant or in store, or make an appointment.

Reading Comprehension

I can understand the main idea of texts related to everyday life and personal interests or studies(Interpretive Reading)

Students can…

1.  Understand messages in which the writer tells or asks about familiar topics.
2.  Understand information about familiar local or world events from short and simple articles, newspapers and magazines.
3.  Understand information in sales ads, and travel brochures.
4.  Understand main ideas about geographic location of familiar cities and countries.
5.  Understand information in sales ads, and travel brochures

Writing

I can write on a variety of familiar topics using connected sentences.  (Presentational Writing)

Students can…  Commendable

1.  Write a paragraph to describe an object, a person, an experience, or a place.
2.  Express an opinion on a familiar topic using paragraph form with some supporting details.
4.  Summarize selected reading materials using some connected sentences.
5.  Write about common events, such as birthday celebrations, etc., and daily routines.
6.  Write an invitation or flyer about an event they are planning.
7.  Write a short paragraph about a book they have read, a movie they have seen, an event they have attended, etc.