· Identifying, connecting, synthesizing and summarizing information from written and spoken sources;
· Drawing inferences within and across written and spoken sources;
· Paraphrasing and elaborating on ideas and information from written and spoken sources;
· Connecting concrete information with abstract concepts;
· Selecting, organizing, and presenting information spontaneously;
· Recounting events and actions;
· Expressing an opinion in relation to what has been read or heard and support it;
· Taking a position and defending it;
· Making recommendations and justifying it;
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