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The development of memory 16

No matter how you study, you will gradually forget any information if you do not repeat it. There are proven methods of repetition, which allow you to bring the efficiency of memorization by almost 100%, with minimal effort and time.

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The learner's ability to pronounce words shared by the people of a particular country or region of the language they are learning.

Good effort at accent. Quite close to that of a native speaker
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Limited effort at accent. Definitely a non-native speaker
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Fluency

The learner's ability to speak continuously by chunking and linking words together. For example, instead of saying very slowly, "I - am - poor. I - have - no - money" like a robot, a fluent speaker would say, "I'm poor because I don't have any money."

Speech is relatively smooth; some hesitation and unevenness caused by rephrasing and searching for words
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Smooth and fluid speech; few to no hesitations; no attempts to search for words; volume is excellent
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Speech is frequently hesitant with some sentences left uncompleted
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Intonation

The learner's ability to understand the relative emphasis that may be given to certain syllables in a word, or to certain words in a phrase or sentence

Able to identify and produce correct intonation, word stress and rhythm patterns with 50-90% accuracy.
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Able to identify and produce correct intonation, word stress and rhythm patterns with 90-100% accuracy.
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Pronunciation

The learners' ability to enunciate the various consonants, consonant blends, vowels, and vowel blends in words, words linked together, and words in sentences.

The pronunciation contained some individual word pronunciation errors. Around 3-4 errors
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The pronunciation is exceptional and mirrors a native speaker. Shows a clear understanding of word stress and intonation. Only 0-2 errors
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I learn : Chinese (Beginner) French (Beginner) German (Beginner) Portuguese (Beginner) Spanish (Beginner) Arabic (Beginner)
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Very good point! This is especially relevant to learning languages!

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1. which allow you to bring the efficiency of memorization by almost 100% - which allow you to increase (did you mean "increase"? ) the efficiency of your memory  memorization by almost 100%

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Thank you, Ed! Yes, I meant exactly that.

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I learn : Spanish (Intermediate)
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No matter how you study, you will gradually forget any information if you do not repeat it. There are proven methods of repetition (no comma) which allows you to bring improve the efficiency of memorization by almost 100% (no comma) with minimal effort and time.

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Hi Kealin! Thank you!

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