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Candidate A

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Total marks—20

You are preparing an application for the job advertised below and you write an e-mail in Gaelic to the company.

Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Tha Bòrd na Gàidhlig a’ lorg neach a thig a dh’obair anns an oifis aca ann an Inbhir Nis. Feumaidh eòlas a bhith agad air Gàidhlig agus feumaidh sgilean coimpiutaireachd a bhith agad.

Airson tuilleadh fiosrachaidh no airson do chunntas-beatha a chur thugainn, cuir fios gu:

To help you to write your e-mail, you have been given the following checklist of information to give about yourself and to ask about the job.

You must include all of these points:

  • Personal details (name, age, where you live)
  • School/college/education experience until now
  • Skills/interests you have which make you right for the job
  • Related work experience
  • Your experience of Gaelic
  • What your computer skills are like

Use all of the above to help you write the e-mail in Gaelic. The e-mail should be approximately 120–150 words. You may use a Gaelic dictionary.

Marking Instruction

Task: E-mail application for a job in this country or abroad, including information specified in six bullet points.

Assessment process:
Candidates will write a piece of extended writing in the modern language by addressing six bullet points. These bullet points will follow on from a job-related scenario. The bullet points will cover the four contexts of society, learning, employability and culture to allow candidates to use and adapt learned material. The first four bullet points will be the same each year and the last two will change to suit the scenario. Candidates need to address these ‘unpredictable bullet points’ in detail to access the full range of marks.

With reference to Content, Accuracy and Language resource, assess the overall quality of the candidate’s response and allocate it to a pegged mark. It is important to assess how candidates have addressed bullet points and detail in relation to this as highlighted in bold in Content.

marking instructions

Candidate Response

handwritten candidate evidence in Scottish Gaelic

Your Mark

Your marks:

/ 20

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