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Study Guide

Field 169: Bilingual Education Assessment—Spanish
Presentational Speaking: Spanish Sample Assignments

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This study guide includes three sections for the Presentational Speaking section of the test:

In this study guide, two sample assignments are provided to assist an examinee in preparing for the actual test. On the actual test, there will be one Presentational Speaking: Spanish assignment to which the examinee will have to provide a response.

Competency 0008  
Presentational Speaking: Spanish

Presentational Speaking: Spanish
Sample Assignment 1

[Note: All text will be presented in English; only the candidate response is in Spanish.]

[The following directions will be presented on screen and will also be read aloud:]

Speaker Control

You may take up to 5 minutes to review the assignment below and to prepare your response. Then, the screen will automatically advance and recording will begin. The assignment will remain on the screen during recording. You may take up to 3 minutes to respond to the assignment. You will be told when the preparation time is over, and the recording is about to begin. Begin reviewing the assignment and preparing your response now.

[The prompt will be presented on screen ONLY, such as the sample prompt below:]

In your opinion, should students be required to go to school during the summer?

Imagine that you are addressing an audience of educators, parents, and caregivers. Speaking in Spanish, respond to the question above. In your response, you must:

Your response must be in your own words.

DO NOT click the Next button unless you have finished recording your response.

[After 5 minutes of silence, the following directions will be read aloud: "Your preparation time is now over. At the conclusion of these directions, the screen will automatically advance and recording will begin. Begin speaking when you see the Recorded Answer box presented on the next screen. Prepare to begin speaking now."]

[If examinee clicks "Next" before the preparation time is over, the following warning appears in a pop-up: "You have chosen to begin speaking before your 5 minutes of preparation time has ended. If you click "Yes" below, the screen will advance and recording will automatically begin. Are you sure you want to begin speaking now?"]

[The prompt will be presented on screen ONLY, such as the sample prompt below:]

Begin to respond in Spanish now. You may take up to 3 minutes to complete your response.

In your opinion, should students be required to go to school during the summer?

Imagine that you are addressing an audience of educators, parents, and caregivers. Speaking in Spanish, respond to the question above. In your response, you must:

Your response must be in your own words.

Recorded Answer Box

DO NOT click the Next button unless you have finished recording your response.

[After 3 minutes of recording, the Current Status on the Recorded Answer box will change to "Completed" and the examinee is automatically advanced to the next screen.]

Presentational Speaking: Spanish
Sample Strong Response to Sample Assignment 1

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Presentational Speaking: Spanish
Rationale for Sample Strong Response to Sample Assignment 1

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Presentational Speaking: Spanish
Sample Assignment 2

[Note: All text will be presented in English; only the candidate response is in Spanish.]

[The following directions will be presented on screen and will also be read aloud:]

Speaker Control

You may take up to 5 minutes to review the assignment below and to prepare your response. Then, the screen will automatically advance and recording will begin. The assignment will remain on the screen during recording. You may take up to 3 minutes to respond to the assignment. You will be told when the preparation time is over, and the recording is about to begin. Begin reviewing the assignment and preparing your response now.

[The prompt will be presented on screen ONLY, such as the sample prompt below:]

In your opinion, can using contests in class promote student learning?

Imagine that you are addressing an audience of educators, parents, and caregivers. Speaking in Spanish, respond to the question above. In your response, you must:

Your response must be in your own words.

DO NOT click the Next button unless you have finished recording your response.

[After 5 minutes of silence, the following will be read aloud: "Your preparation time is now over. At the conclusion of these directions, the screen will automatically advance and recording will begin. Begin speaking when you see the Recorded Answer box presented on the next screen. Prepare to begin speaking now."]

[If examinee clicks "Next" before the preparation time is over, the following warning appears in a pop-up: "You have chosen to begin speaking before your 5 minutes of preparation time has ended. If you click "Yes" below, the screen will advance and recording will automatically begin. Are you sure you want to begin speaking now?"]

[The prompt will be presented on screen ONLY, such as the sample prompt below:]

Begin to respond in Spanish now. You may take up to 3 minutes to complete your response.

In your opinion, can using contests in class promote student learning?

Imagine that you are addressing an audience of educators, parents, and caregivers. Speaking in Spanish, respond to the question above. In your response, you must:

Your response must be in your own words.

Recorded Answer Box

DO NOT click the Next button unless you have finished recording your response.

[After 3 minutes of recording, the Current Status on the Recorded Answer box will change to "Completed" and the examinee is automatically advanced to the next screen.]

Presentational Speaking: Spanish
Sample Strong Response to Sample Assignment 2

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Presentational Speaking: Spanish
Rationale for Sample Strong Response to Sample Assignment 2

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