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What you can understand people say at Novice level

 

Novice
 

Here are some of the things you can understand people say at Novice level:

 
  • Names of common objects
  • Names of common food and drink items
  • Words for common actions
  • Common greetings and farewell expressions
  • Basic warnings and commands, such as Stop!, Watch out!, and Be careful!
  • The most basic words describing size, color, or age
  • Simple questions and statements that use words from the categories above

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