Nicaragua is a little country in center America, from April to today, this country is changed to the a beautiful land, to a perfect nightmare for their citizens.
During the second week of April, the government, was made public a drastic reform in a retirement pay system, this action is made what a group of third-age men and women, inicing a protest against that reform, the answer of the government was the next, a group of joung people pro government, take the homework to give a lesson to the third-age people, the protestant was beated, kicking, a injuring in different ways.
In the same week a lot of university students, will raise up against the government and people who atack their grandmoms and grandpa, making a marches, walks and taking the university like a protest way, the national police it's atack with fire guns like shotgun, Ak~47, snipers and artesanal guns.
During this week, start a new black chapter in the nicaraguan history, in less of 7 days, between 8 and 15 young people loss him life, at least 25 person was injured and another 15 person was missing.
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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.
Limited effort at accent. Definitely a non-native speaker
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
Smooth and fluid speech; few to no hesitations; no attempts to search for words; volume is excellent
Speech is frequently hesitant with some sentences left uncompleted
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.
Able to identify and produce correct intonation, word stress and rhythm patterns with 90-100% accuracy.
Able to identify and produce correct intonation, word stress and rhythm patterns with < 50% accuracy
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
The pronunciation is exceptional and mirrors a native speaker. Shows a clear understanding of word stress and intonation. Only 0-2 errors
The pronunciation is inconsistent and made it difficult to understand. 5 or more errors