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I can read with ease virtually all forms of written language, including abstract, structurally or linguistically complex text such as manuals, specialised articles and literary works.

I can understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating ditinctions of style. I can understnd speacialised articles and longer technical insructions, even when they do not relate to my field.

I can read articles and reports with contemporary problems in which writers adopt particular attitudes and view points. I can understand contemporary litterary prose.

I can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency averyday or job-related language. I can understand description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.

I can read very short simple texts. I can find specific predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisments, prospectuses, menus and timetables and I can understand short simple personal letters.

I can understand familier names, words and very simple sentences, for example on notices and posters or in catalogues.