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What you can understand people say at Distinguished level

 

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

 
  • Fine points of the issues debated at meetings of local government agencies, such as city councils or town councils
  • Plots of dramatic presentations and the artistic merits of the script and the presentation
  • Dialogues in films, including slang
  • Editorials on the radio or television
  • Different points of view expressed at symposia
  • Points of view in academic debates
  • Public policy statements
  • Literary readings
  • Most jokes and puns
  • General conversations you overhear between mother-tongue speakers

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