How Correction Slip Works!

Correction Slip (Click Here To See The Latest Version) is a printed piece of paper (see the picture above) that helps both the students and the teacher. It is usually used for only reading. It has different parts:


In this part, there are pronunciation mistakes that you had when you were at the blackboard. When there is no word here or the teacher writes “OK” it means you had very little pronunciation mistakes. When you see the word “Intonation”, it means you read the passage with Farsi accent and did not sound English.

Sometimes you see a number in front of your mistakes, mostly pronunciation mistakes. It means you have repeated the mistake that your classmates made before you. Here is an example: If you see “interesting (3)” , it means two of your classmates before you made the same mistakes and you are making this mistakes for the third time. 3 negative points are in these mistakes for you!!!

At the bottom of this part, you can see the number of mistakes you had i.e.” 5 ” . If you see a plus in front of this number i.e. “5+”, it shows you had more than this number of mistakes and the teacher did not have the chance or time to write them down for you!

Paraphrasing/ summary:

This part is only for Pre Intermediate+ levels. The teacher writes some of the big mistakes that the student had when he was giving the summary. Remember that it is the number and also the type of the mistake(s) that is important to the teacher. So you should not count only the number of your mistakes and compare your grades with other classmates. If there is “NA” in this part, which is the short form of “Not Applied”, it means your level is below Pre Intermediate 1 and there is no summary for your reading part.

At the bottom of this part, you can see the number of mistakes you had i.e.” 5” . If you see a plus in front of this number i.e. “5+”, it shows you had more than this number of mistakes and the teacher did not have the chance or time to write them down for you!


This part shows the number of correctly or incorrectly answered questions with a check mark or a cross mark and sometimes the mistake are mentioned here, too.

Intonation & Fluency : 

Reading a passage correctly is something and reading it fluently and like a native speaker is another one! Sometimes the student reads a passage at the board with almost no mistake, but there are many pauses, stops, silences, repetitions, and things like that while reading ! and of course a good teacher must pay attention to these matters,too! 

General performance for this activity:

Here the teacher shows the students his general opinion about this reading /summary. Try to be excellent. There have been many students who got this rate during the term.

Good Luck

Download “Correction Slip” 


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  1. Ebadifar April 19, 2017 at 20:20 - Reply

    hi teacher!
    it seems a little hard to be excellent
    like you

    • Hossein Mofidi April 20, 2017 at 12:42 - Reply

      So be just good! That’s enough!

  2. s.r.heidari September 17, 2016 at 16:36 - Reply

    hi sir.
    i really have bad and good time with this correction slip.
    but when i think about it more, from my heart i want to be evaluated with the paper again,bc i feel good when my teacher mentioned my mistakes and even write them.this gives me a feeling of confidence expecially in summaries.
    thank you for ur all efforts and ur productive posts.

    • Hossein Mofidi September 18, 2016 at 11:46 - Reply

      ..And it gives me such energy when pne expresses gratitude for what I do as my responsibilities.. Thanks and Good Luck

  3. Ali reza mirhosseini-pre 1 October 18, 2014 at 23:08 - Reply

    Why did not you give my possetive about writting?

  4. Fateme December 27, 2013 at 19:56 - Reply

    Hi Mr.Mofidi! happy new term! 🙂
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  5. amirhossein ataRha December 27, 2013 at 14:50 - Reply

    hey where are you mr mofidi its about 2 days that you havnt become online !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Hossein Mofidi December 27, 2013 at 20:15 - Reply

      I will …Thanks..

  6. amir khodaei November 27, 2013 at 16:19 - Reply


  7. Hossein Mofidi November 23, 2013 at 09:32 - Reply

    Mehraban Hamavandi :
    Seems like a good and commendable idea about how to correct our students’ errors. Yet, what still remains to be answered is the ‘what’ of to be corrected and not merely the ‘how’. Should all the errors committed by an individual learner be corrected, or the ones more or less considered as level-specific? (since it’s believed too much of error correction causes confusion and consequently become cumbersome to learn esp for beginning Ss). For instance are we allowed to correct present perfect mis-usage for our EL students or not? If the answer is to partly correct the Ss’ errors, then what types for which levels? This is apparently the difficult, unresolved query ILI has yet failed to answer. Any efforts on how to resolve the issue would be more than appreciated!
    Hi Mehraban,
    Thank you for your attention. Yes , I have read and believe that errors should not be corrected strictly and as for mistakes,some big and prominent ones which are common among the learners must be mentioned “right away” and reminded later ,say,at home…
    Mehraban Hamavandi:
    Right, but the point is ‘we’ as language teachers at the ILI are not yet justified when, what, how and for who to correct. This is the glitch… Anyhow appreciations for your efforts, interest and creativity which is still lacking among many of us! Keep up the good job…

  8. sadjadi November 14, 2013 at 16:43 - Reply

    Good idea, shall we give it to them any time they come to the board for reading?

    • Hossein Mofidi November 15, 2013 at 14:00 - Reply

      Hi..Yes need 20 of them a week on average..that is 5 prints of A4 a week..isn’t it worth!? 🙂

  9. sadjadi November 14, 2013 at 16:40 - Reply

    Good idea, shall we give it to them any timethey come totgee board for reading?

  10. amirhossein atarha August 8, 2013 at 10:58 - Reply

    hi teacher GOOD after noon
    using the correction slip is a really creative idea and it will be ….
    how can we become a member of your web site??

    • Hossein Mofidi August 8, 2013 at 13:41 - Reply

      Hi You already are!

      • amirhossein atarha August 8, 2013 at 22:06 - Reply

        my pleasure

  11. Amirhossein Daiee April 10, 2013 at 20:36 - Reply

    Wow!!! What a great website! I just thank and thank you for your best suggestions…………..A.Daiee

    • Hossein Mofidi April 11, 2013 at 06:36 - Reply


  12. MahD April 9, 2013 at 20:37 - Reply

    It’s really good,tanks

    • Hossein Mofidi April 10, 2013 at 07:25 - Reply


  13. Fateme February 5, 2013 at 16:04 - Reply

    You know teacher? it’s good for you studenst, your correction slip i mean. as it lets the students know how they were on the board(ok. good, very good, oe excellent) so they would be able to do their best! 🙂

    • Hossein Mofidi February 6, 2013 at 07:46 - Reply


      • Fateme February 6, 2013 at 16:15 - Reply

        Yes’ you’re right teacher! 🙂 The students could be good at the board if they listen to your teachre carefully! And if they got much sleep the night befor the day of their class! 🙂

  14. leila December 30, 2012 at 12:02 - Reply

    Amen thanks

  15. leila December 29, 2012 at 13:27 - Reply

    I hope to be a good student @ try to be that with youre help.

    • Hossein Mofidi December 30, 2012 at 08:40 - Reply


  16. samira December 28, 2012 at 17:47 - Reply

    hi teacher!
    it seems alittle hard to be excellent! 🙁

    • Hossein Mofidi December 28, 2012 at 22:28 - Reply


  17. sharda December 12, 2012 at 09:45 - Reply

    how correction slip in works

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