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What you can understand people say at Superior level



Here are some things you can understand people say at Superior level:

  • Unspoken emotional nuances of speakers in most communication situations
  • A detailed description of a complex object or procedure
  • A discussion of an abstract professional topic
  • Hypotheses about what might happen in a certain situation
  • Debates on both sides of an issue
  • Personal points of view on a controversial subject
  • Reasons someone gives for acting in a certain way
  • Unspoken messages, when people hedge, evade an answer, or try to get out of a commitment
  • Speeches or academic lectures
  • The dialogue in films
  • Media coverage

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