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non-fluent

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Definition of non-fluent in English:

adjective

Not able to speak or write a particular foreign language easily and accurately: non-fluent speakers of English
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  • Non-native, non-fluent readers put German into their own syntactic rules for word placement.
  • Often when nonfluent readers read aloud, their reading is interrupted not only by their own pauses but by other students who tell them the word that is causing the pause.
  • The community as a whole shares certain norms for interacting, whether in fluent Gaelic, non-fluent Gaelic, or English.

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Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ôrˈTHōəpē
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words