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Table 2 Summary of the ratings

From: Assessing Japanese teachers’ classroom English “internationally”: implications for the development of classroom English language benchmarks in Japan

Performers IDS developers CLA assessors
IDS 4-point scale format CLA 5-point scale format
Scales AOS A B C D Scales E F
Case 1 G 3 3 3 3 3+   G & L 3 3
English V 3 3 3 3 3+
Communication I P 3 3 3 3 4 P 2 2
 1st year I & E 3 4 3 2 3+ Ins 3 3
 AOS 3 (75%)   Int 2+ 3 2 2 2+ 2 (40%) Int 3 3
Case 2 G 4 3+ 3+ 4 4   G & L 3 ?
English V 4 3+ 3+ 4 4
Communication II P 3+ 3+ 3 4 4 P 2 2
 2nd year I & E 4 3+ 3+ 4 4 Ins 3 ?
 AOS 4 (100%)   Int 4 4 3 4 4 2 (40%) Int 3 ?
Case 3 G 3+ 3+ 4 4 4   G & L 4 5
English V 4 4 4 4 4
Communication II P 4 4 4 4 4 P 4 4
 1st year I & E 4 4 4 3 4 Ins 4 4
 AOS 3+ (88%)   Int 3 3 3+ 3 3 4 (80%) Int 4 5
Case 4 G 2+ 2 3 3 2   G & L 3 3
English V 2+ 2 3 3 2
Communication Basic P 2 1+ 3 2+ 2 P 3 3
 1st year I & E 3 1+ 3 4 2 Ins 4 3
 AOS 2+ (63%)   Int N/A 2 2 3 2+ 3 (60%) Int 3 3
Case 5 G 2+ 2+ 3 2+ 2+   G & L 2 2
English V 2+ 2 3 3 2+
Communication I P 1+ 2 2 2 2+ P 2 2
 1st year I & E 2+ 2+ 3 2+ 3 Ins 3 3
 AOS 2+ (63%)   Int 2 2 2 2 2+ 2 (40%) Int 3 3
Case 6 G 3+ 3+ 3+ 3+ 3+   G & L 3 3
Reading V 3+ 3+ 3 3+ 3+
P 3+ 3+ 4 3+ 3+ P 3 3
 3rd year I & E 3+ 3+ 3 3+ 3+ Ins 3 3
 AOS 3+ (88%)   Int 3 3 3 3 3 3 (60%) Int 3 3
Case 7 G 3 3 3 3+ 3   G & L 4 3
English V 3 3 3 4 3
Communication I P 3 3 3+ 3+ 3 P 3 3
 1st year I & E 3 2+ 3 4 3 Ins 4 3
 AOS 3 (75%)   Int 2+ 2+ 2+ 3 2+ 3+ (70%) Int 4 4
Case 8 G 2+ 2+ 2+ 3 2+   G & L 3 3
Reading V 3 2+ 3 3 3
P 2+ 2+ 2 2+ 2 P 3 3
 3rd year I & E 3 3 3 3 3 Ins 3 4
 AOS 2+ (63%)   Int 2 2 2+ 2+ 2 3 (60%) Int 3 4
  1. Italics: subject name/bold: below the benchmark level
  2. AOS agreed overall score/IDS: G Grammar, V Vocabulary, P Pronunciation, I & E Instruction and Explanation, Int interaction with students/CLA: G & L Grammar and Lexical Accuracy and Range, P Pronunciation, Stress, and Intonation, Ins the language of Instruction, Int the Language of Interaction