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Thank you, Faye! Your options is better.

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Thank you, Faye! I will try to do as you say.

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Hi Faye! Thank you for your link! You helped me a lot. I...

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Hi Ed! Thank you! No questions, you explained everything...

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Hi Ed! Thank you! I constantly forget about this nuance...

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Writing skills or how to start writing 10

Writing a draft
Your main task at this stage is to turn the points of the plan into elaborated and interconnected fragments of text. At the same time, you should not pay too close attention to grammar and style. Polishing your masterpiece is the task of the next stage.

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Accent

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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Excellent effort at accent. Extremely 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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Able to identify and produce correct intonation, word stress and rhythm patterns with < 50% 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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The pronunciation is inconsistent and made it difficult to understand. 5 or more errors
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Aliakbar Majidi's picture
I learn : French (Beginner) Persian (Expert) Spanish (Beginner)
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Writing a draft
Your main task at this stage is to turn the points of the plan outline into elaborated and interconnected fragments of text. At the same time (meanwhile), you should not pay too close attention to grammar and style. Polishing your masterpiece is the task of the next stage.

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Oleks :
I learn : English (Beginner) Russian (Expert)
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Thank you, Ali! As I understand, "outline" is more appropriate here than "plan".

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edhutchins88's picture
I learn : Chinese (Beginner) French (Beginner) German (Beginner) Portuguese (Beginner) Spanish (Beginner) Arabic (Beginner)
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Hi Oleks,

Yet more great advice! Some writers (myself included) spend too much time worrying about grammar and style! You're right - we should only really begin worrying and focusing on that at the very end!

I just have a few comments

1. elaborated - pronunciation

2.you should not pay too close attention to - you should not pay too much close attention to

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Oleks :
I learn : English (Beginner) Russian (Expert)
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Hi Ed! Thank you for your correction and audio!

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