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La ciudad de Phalodi, en el noroccidental estado indio de Rajastán, ha pasado a los libros de los récords al registrar este jueves 51,0 grados de temperatura, la más alta de la que se tiene constancia en la historia de la India, confirmaron hoy fuentes oficiales.
"Es la temperatura más alta de la que hay registro", indicó a Efe una portavoz del Departamento de Meteorología de la India, Sunitha Devi, sobre la nueva marca registrada en el país.
La fuerte ola de calor que afecta a la India, habitual a estas alturas del año, está castigando con fuerza a la parte noroccidental y central del país, donde el Gobierno ha establecido la alerta y ha pedido a la población que tome precauciones
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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
Excellent effort at accent. Extremely close to that of a native speaker.
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Speech is relatively smooth; some hesitation and unevenness caused by rephrasing and searching for words
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Speech is frequently hesitant with some sentences left uncompleted
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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 inconsistent and made it difficult to understand. 5 or more errors