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CBSE ASL Class 11 “Examiner Copy” of Speaking and Listening Code XI-S.

 

CBSE Assessment
of Speaking and Listening (ASL)
Speaking Class XI
Code XI-S

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10 minutes
Stage 1: Introduction   (1 minute)

Section time Procedure
10 secs   Examiner:   Hello, please sit down.

My name is X.
What’s your name?         (to Candidate A)
And what’s your name? (to Candidate B)

So your names are (name and serial number A)
and (name and serial number B).

25 secs (Candidate A), ask question from Section A.

Candidate A responds
25 secs (Candidate B), ask question from Section B.
Candidate B responds

Stage 2:

Topic Presentation (4 minutes)
5 secs Examiner: Now (Candidate A), you are going to tell us

about your topic.
When you have finished, (Candidate B) will ask you a
question and then I will ask you some more questions.
Would you like to begin please?

1 minute Candidate A speaks
25 secs Examiner: Thank you. (Candidate B) can you ask
(Candidate A) a question please?
Candidate B asks question; Candidate A responds.

1 minute Examiner asks 2 or 3 follow-up questions as appropriate
from the topic follow-up list

5 secs Examiner: Thank you. Now (Candidate B), you are
going to tell us about your topic.  When you have
finished, (Candidate A) will ask you a question and
then I will ask you some more questions. Would
you like to begin please?
1 minute Candidate B speaks
15 secs Examiner: Thank you. (Candidate B) can you ask
(Candidate A) a question please?
40 secs Examiner asks 2 or 3 follow-up questions as
appropriate from the topic follow up questions list.
Use follow-up questions from Section B

Stage 3: Problem solving (3 minutes)
25 secs Examiner: Thank you. Now let’s go to the next task.
I’m going to give you a card which has information
about a problem. I will now read out the information
once. I would like you to read it too and then discuss
how this problem can be solved.
Choose problem task. Hand to candidates. Refer to
same problem task in Section C
Candidates read card (20 secs) then ask them to start
speaking.

2 mins Candidates discuss the problem and a solution.
30 secs Examiner: OK, can you stop now please.
Option A (for candidates who have reached a solution):
Thank you.
Option B (for candidates who have not reached a
solution):
Can you agree on a solution? What is it?

1 minute Ask Question from the problem task you used in Section C
Please stop there. That’s the end of the test.
Thank you and goodbye.

SECTION A INTRODUCTORY QUESTIONS
Class XI

Topic area Questions
Place Which part of ____< city> do you belong to? What do you think of it?
School What would you miss about school when you pass out of here?
Hobbies What is your hobby? Why did you choose this?
Study What motivates you to study?
Weekend Do you think weekends are the best leisure time? Why?/Why not?
Holiday How do you plan your holidays?
TV What kind of TV programmes do you watch? Why?

SECTION B TOPIC FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS
EXAMINER COPY
How would you have felt if _____?
How do you think _____ will change in the future?
How would you explain _____?
How would you feel if you _____?
How would the situation/ result have been different if they had(n’t) _____?
If you had _____,what would you have done?
If you had _____how different would _____ have been?
Should _____ regret _____?
What can/could/should be done to/by _____?
What do you hope will happen if/when _____?
What may/might be the reason/explanation for _____?
What should be done to change _____?
Why is ———— a better option than _____ ?
What are the advantages/disadvantages of _____?
Don’t you think _____might regret _____?
What’s your impression of _____ ?
What would have been your reaction _____ ?
How would you react in _____ situation?
Do you wish you _____ ?
Don’t you think it might be difficult to _____ ?

EXAMINER COPY
CLASS XI ASL PROBLEM-SOLVING TASKS (B2) CODE XI-S
Task 1
Prompt
The food in your school canteen is unhygienic. Discuss with your partner:
• what problems this might cause.
• what can be done to improve the quality of food served.
Follow-up questions
a. Would your principal agree if you suggested…?
b. How would students react if…?
c. Could you think of another way you could…?
d. What role do you think the parents…?
e. How would you react to…? What would you say to…?
f. How can students help improve/support…?
g. Is there a way….could be outsourced? How would… respond?
h. How can you use the motto of ‘Self help is…?
i. Could you build awareness by…? Why/Why not?
j. In what other ways could good health values be…?

Task 2
Prompt
Your friend wishes to study abroad. He is very good at his subject but weak in English
With your partner discuss:
the problems he could face at the interview
how he could improve his speaking skills
Follow-up questions
a. How would your friend react if…?
b. How could you and your classmates help…?
c. What could you tell your friend’s parents…?
d. What role do you think your English teacher…?
e. What TV programmes could you…?
f. What can you tell your friend to counter the view that…?
g. How easy/difficult do you think it would be for you to suggest…? Why?
h. Can you think of a real life example…? How could you use the
example…?
i. Do you think it is unfair…?
j. What do you think can be done…?

Task 3
Prompt
You are to work in pairs on a project that involves research on the Internet. Your project
partner points out that many classmates are trying to download and use the same
materials. Discuss the value of respecting copyright and what problems could arise from
disregarding copyright rules.
Follow-up questions
a. Would you agree with… or give up?
b. How else can you…?
c. Would you involve your parents…?
d. Why not try to…?
e. Why is it important to…?
f. Would you pay to…?
g. How would you counter…?
h. How easy/difficult do you think it would be for you…?
i. Can you think of how you and your partner could…?
j. What do you think about…?

Task 4
Prompt
Your classmate is an introvert who spends all his free time watching television serials.
With your partner discuss how you will convince him/her to
• watch selected programmes that would be more suitable.
• use the time for developing outdoor hobbies.
Follow-up questions
a. Would you agree with …? Why/Why not?
b. How easy/difficult do you think it would be to…? Why?
c. If you could involve…what would you suggest?
d. What if your classmate refuses…?
e. Would it be a good idea to…? Why/Why not?
f. Why do you think television…?
g. What role do… play in…?
h. Do you think the school can…? Why?
i. When can television be regarded as…?
j. Would you suggest that people stop…? Why?

Task 5
Prompt
Your friend is very good at cricket. He has played at district and state level from
school. Now he wants to join a professional club. His parents are reluctant to grant him
permission.
With your partner discuss:
• why his parents are reluctant to permit him.
• what he should do to convince his parents.
Follow-up questions
a. Would you be able to…?
b. How could you and your classmates help…?
c. What could you tell your friend’s parents to…?
d. What role do you think the coach plays…?
e. What could you tell your teachers…?
f. What can you tell…to counter this view?
g. How easy/difficult do you think it would be for you to suggest…? Why?
h. Can you think of a real-life example…? How could you use the example to…?
i. Do you think it is unfair that sports…?
j. What do you think can be done to improve…?

Task 6
Prompt
Your friend drives a car to school and tuitions. Convince him not to do so till he gets
a driving licence. Discuss with your partner:
• what the risks are in teenage-driving.
• how you will convince him not to break the law.
Follow-up questions
a. What role could a teacher…? How could she/he…?
b. Would you take the issue to…? How would…react?
c. Do you think it would be a good idea to…?
d. Would you ask…to talk to your friend and…?
e. Would you agree that…? Why/Why not?
f. Can you think of a real life example…? How could you use the example to…?
g. What is the worst thing that…? How would you…?
h. What can other friends say to…? Would it change…?
i. Would it be a good idea to…?
j. Have you ever broken…? How did you manage…?

Task 7
Prompt
Most of the students in your class bring junk food for tiffin or eat junk food from the
school canteen. You and your friend would like to start a campaign to promote healthy
eating habits. Discuss:
• what resistance you can expect to meet from the others.
• how you will go about overcoming this to make your campaign successful.
Follow-up questions
a. Would you agree that…? Why/Why not?
b. How easy/difficult do you think it would be to…? Why?
c. If you could involve a sportsperson/celebrity to…, who would you suggest?
d. How can famous people motivate…?
e. Would it be a good idea to…? Why/Why not?
f. If you could launch a…, what would you…?
g. What role does…play in…?
h. Do you think it would be a good idea to ban…? Why/Why not?
i. How does… affect…? Will…change if…?
j. Would you agree that good food habits start…? Why?

Task 8
Prompt
Your friend is not very good in Maths but he has opted for Commerce with Maths and is
not doing well in Maths. Discuss with your partner:
• What are the future implications?
• How will you convince him to reconsider his choice?
Follow-up questions
a. How do you think your friends would react to…?
b. How easy/difficult do you think it would be…? Why?
c. If you could involve his parents… Would they agree? Why?
d. Would it be a good idea to ask your teacher…? Why/Why not?
e. Who else could you ask to…?
f. Would you be able to…?
g. Do you agree with your partner’s view that…? Why?
h. How can career counsellors…?
i. What advice…? Would…accept…?
j. Why is it important to…?

Task 9
Prompt
The school next door to yours has appealed to your school to donate a drinking water
system. Discuss with your partner how the Social Service Club of your school can raise
money and involve all the students in this project.
Follow-up questions
a. Would you agree with what your partner…? Why/Why not?
b. How easy/difficult do you think it would be…? Why?
c. If you could involve…, what would you say…?
d. Would it be a good idea to organise…? Why/Why not?
e. What role do you think…?
f. Why is it important to…?
g. If students were asked to…their pocket money, how would…? Why?
h. Do you think…would make a difference? Why…?
i. What reward/recognition…could motivate…?
j. Are there any…sponsorship? How would you…without affecting…?

Task 10
Prompt
Some of your friends dismiss the elders in their family as being old fashioned in their
thinking and are unable to relate to them. Discuss with a partner:
• why you think that is wrong.
• what you can say or do to change their attitude.
Follow-up questions
a. How do you think your friend would react to your idea that they…?
b. Would you agree with what your partner has said about …? Why/Why not?
c. How easy/difficult do you think it would be for you…? Why?
d. What role does the school…?
e. Would it be a good idea to…?
f. Do you think you could suggest…?
g. If you could invite a celebrity who is a senior citizen, who…? Why?
h. What role does the…play in educating…? Would it really…?
i. Should students do voluntary work in…? How would it affect…?
j. Do you think homes for senior citizens…?

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  1. aakriti says:

    it is very helpful but the answers should also be given

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