CCE Software

The CBSE ASL software enables the Assessment of Speaking and Listening (ASL) to enhance students’ performance and the teachers and to carry out the tests & submissions of the audio files as required by the CBSE Board. Listening, Speaking & Evaluation as desired by CBSE is incorporated in the software

Assessment of Speaking and Listening Skills in English

English as a medium of communication has acquired an important role in bridging the world together. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) envisages that all language skills need to be integrated into the English language curriculum at schools. Speaking and listening should be nurtured in children to equip them with better communication skills. It has been proposed to introduce formal testing of speaking and listening skills in the Summative Assessments in English at Secondary and Senior Secondary levels (Classes IX and XI) in CBSE. The ASL Software not only helps the teachers in conducting and recording the actual test, it also assists them in uploading teaching material to enhance the learners' speaking and listening skills. A provision to conduct recording sessions by the teacher has been added into the software itself.

Assessment of Listening Skills

The Listening Comprehension section tests the student’s ability to listen for basic interpersonal, instructional and academic purposes. A number of sub-skills need to be developed in the everyday classroom transaction.

New evaluation scheme

Sub-skills of listening which need to be assessed in the formative and summative assessments: