in Benchmarking challenge, June 2016
60 minutes 1.0h
Another ToneBingo-Session, as the previous session was unrevealing. Clear results this time: 2nd has major issues, 5th tone has minor issues. All others are fine.
180 minutes 3.0h
Translation (Chinese-German) with guidance/scaffolding provided by Chinese native speaker under occasional use of dictionary. Text regarded as hard and previously unknown. No time limit - aim is best result possible. The following issues emerged and may need further assessment:
- Lack of Vocabulary
- Lack of certain grammatical structures to assign correct meaning
75 minutes 1.25h
Played the pronunciation game with a Chinese Native Speaker. Results unclear and showed minor-major deficiency with all tones, particularly 5th.
45 minutes 0.75h
Did an isolated listening test of singular words spoken in Chinese; scored very well
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