Suggested Self-Evaluation Rubric for "Speak Tłı̨ chǫ" Pronunciation Usage Participation Affect Expert has no difficulty correctly pronouncing new words on first hearing, does not make any errors in pronunciation freely tries out learned vocabulary in the community and uses current knowledge to solicit new vocabulary and understanding Proficient is able to hear and identify all of the features of the language and can mimic pronunciation with practice making very few errors uses learned vocabulary in the correct setting in community but relies mainly on class for new vocabulary language learning is a bridge to reforming attitudes and outlook on a new culture, appreciates how the nuances of the language reflect a different worldview, and has learned to empathize with that worldview. has gained some insights into differences in worldview as reflected in language, is nonjudgmental about these differences Apprentice can hear and pronounce most of the distinctive non-English features of the language with substantial practice, but frequently makes errors or substitutes one feature for another, for instance uses a glottal instead of nasalization cannot hear the distinction between nasal and non-nasal vowels, or between glottalized and unglottalized consonants, or high and low tones. – has difficulty reproducing most of the non-English sounds is willing to use only vocabulary which has been thoroughly rehearsed and confidently learned, to speak to people in the community outside of classroom setting. participates frequently in class discussions, is eager to try out new vocabulary in class and practices at home, suggests content for learning based on real life needs, and shares learning experiences from outside the classroom participates in class discussions, is eager to try out new vocabulary in class with some practice at home, occasionally suggests content for learning based on real life needs contributes to class discussion only when topic relates directly to self, infrequently has suggestions for new learning content, willingly practices vocabulary in class but makes only limited use of practice opportunities outside of class answers only questions directly addressed to learner, repeats vocabulary only when called upon, makes minimal attempts at practicing words and phrases, does not attempt any input regarding class content Shows little interest in, or appreciation of anything beyond the mechanics of the language Novice limits attempts to speak the language to the classroom activities, does not use what has been learned in real-life situations mechanics of language are learner's primary focus, has some awareness that cultural values may be reflected in language, but is not able to give specific examples yet Suggested Self-Evaluation Rubric for "Speak Tłı̨ chǫ" Comments: Pronunciation – . Usage – . Participation – . Affect – . Other important learning – .