You've finished writing your report. According to the quality of your paper, your superiors will either proceed to the next step in the investigation process by choosing you as the chief agent, or hire another agent to take the responsibility of the case. In order to be chosen as the chief agent, you have to score at least 8 points or higher according to the criteria below.
|Content||Content is totally irrelevant. Target reader is not informed.||Irrelevances and misinterpretation of task may be present. Target reader is minimally informed.||Minor irrelevances and/or omissions may be present. Target reader is on the whole informed.||All content is relevant to the task. Target reader is fully informed.||3|
|Language||The language of the text has so many grammatical errors.||Uses simple grammatical forms with a good degree of control. While errors are noticeable, meaning can still be determined.||Uses a range of everyday vocabulary appropriately, with occasional inappropriate use of less common lexis. Uses a range of simple and some complex grammatical forms with a good degree of control.||Uses a range of vocabulary, including less common lexis, appropriately. Uses a range of simple and complex grammatical forms with control and flexibility.||3|
|Organisation||The text fails to communicate any message.||Text is connected and coherent, using basic linking words and a limited number of cohesive devices.||The text is generally well organised and coherent, using a variety of linking words and cohesive devices.||The text is well organised and coherent, using a variety of cohesive devices and organisational patterns to generally good effect.||3|
|Task Achievement||The answer is completely unrelated to the task.||Uses the conventions of the communicative task in generally appropriate ways to communicate straightforward ideas.||Uses the conventions of the communicative task to hold the target reader’s attention and communicate straightforward ideas.||Uses the conventions of the communicative task effectively to hold the target reader’s attention and communicate straightforward and complex ideas, as appropriate.||3|
Total Score: 12