How to use Proficiency in a sentence

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  • Apart from decided signs of proficiency in mathematics, he showed no special ability.

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  • Its main object is to perfect the proficiency of players in certain departments of bowls proper.

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  • Abauzit at an early age acquired great proficiency in languages, physics and theology.

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  • There again his proficiency, especially in physical science, was marked, and he was one of the young Russians chosen to complete their education in foreign countries.

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  • Coordination-The ability to do activities with precision and proficiency.

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  • These risk factors may include having a disability, being a child of teen parents, or having limited proficiency in the English language.

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  • Proficiency with jigsaw puzzles have been frequently reported, reflecting strong visual-perceptual skills.

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  • In 1766 he was apprenticed to a storekeeper at Salem, in New England, and while in that employment occupied himself in chemical and mechanical experiments, as well as in engraving, in which he attained to some proficiency.

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  • The superstitious associations of crystal-gazing, as of hypnotism, appear to bar the way to official scientific investigation, and the fluctuating proficiency of the seers, who cannot command success, or determine the causes and conditions of success and failure, tends in the same direction.

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  • It was in Paris that his younger contemporary Reuchlin acquired part of that proficiency in Greek which attracted the notice of Argyropulus, whose admiration of Reuchlin is twice recorded by Melanchthon, who soon afterwards was pre-eminent as the " praeceptor " of Germany.

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  • The rudiments of Latin he obtained at the grammar school of Montrose, after leaving which he learned Greek for two years under Pierre de Marsilliers, a Frenchman whom John Erskine of Dun had induced to settle at Montrose; and such was Melville's proficiency that on going to the university of St Andrews he excited the astonishment of the professors by using the Greek text of Aristotle, which no one else there understood.

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  • He received the best education to be had at the time, and was noted for his proficiency in the arts of grammar, rhetoric and dialectic. Entering on a public career he held, about 573, the high office of prefect of the city of Rome; but about 574, feeling irresistibly attracted to the "religious" life, he resigned his post, founded six monasteries in Sicily and one in Rome, and in the last - the famous monastery of St Andrew - became himself a monk.

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  • In several burghs grammar schools have existed from a very early date, and some of them, such as the Royal High School of Edinburgh and the High School of Glasgow, reached a high standard of proficiency.

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  • In China, Egypt and Babylonia, strength and continuity were lent to this native tendency by the influence of a centralized authority; considerable proficiency was attained in the arts of observation; and from millennial stores of accumulated data, empirical rules were deduced by which the scope of prediction was widened and its accuracy enhanced.

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  • In 1824 he was offered a writership in the Indian civil service, and went for a short time to Haileybury College; where he was distinguished for proficiency in Oriental languages.

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  • A-Level Mathematics requires strict self-discipline to practice a large number of algebraic techniques to achieve a high standard of proficiency.

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  • Her studies include proficiency in tai chi, yoga and meditation.

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  • The Skilled Migrant Visa is for those who are between the ages of 20 and 55 and meet other immigration requirements like a proficiency in the English language, health requirements, and character guidelines.

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  • Select your proficiency in the languages you can speak, read, and write.

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  • English is taught to them through the content areas, but the student moves forward in the materials according to his or her own proficiency level.

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  • They must have a high level of proficiency in the language of instruction.

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  • Multiple language proficiency will continue to be a significant goal of American education.

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  • The legislation makes it easier for parents to stay involved in their child's education by providing a report of student achievement and detailed explanations of what is expected to obtain proficiency in each subject area.

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  • Does the student have limited English proficiency?

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  • Hence, it's no wonder that these cheerleaders need both dance proficiency and a pleasant face!

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  • Anyone who is interested in toning muscles to enhance their athletic proficiency might be interested in a strength-training program that integrates strength with balance.

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  • As you gain proficiency, try the exercise with your eyes closed.

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  • Exposure to French is very important to continued growth in French proficiency, as well as to increasing one's fluency in the language.

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  • Of course, living in a Francophone region while earning the degree is a step towards French proficiency as well.

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  • Dr. Paul Pimsleur, a linguist and language educator, developed his language-learning system in order to help students achieve the highest level of proficiency in a foreign language, in the shortest amount of time.

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  • While this may sound too good to be true, the reason why speaking proficiency can be gained so quickly with the Pimsleur Approach is because all other facets of language (reading, writing) are left out.

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  • The Larger Catechism is " for such as have made some proficiency in the knowledge of the Christian religion," but is too detailed and minute for memorizing, and has never received anything like the reception accorded to the Shorter Catechism, which is " for such as are of weaker capacity."

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  • He afterwards devoted himself to the canon and civil law, in which subjects he attained so great a proficiency that no one could dispute his pre-eminence.

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  • Golf he did not take up till comparatively late in life; and, though he became keen on the game, he never attained more than a moderate proficiency.

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  • Whiston is a striking example of the association of an entirely paradoxical bent of mind with proficiency in the exact sciences.

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  • She had been brought up in a narrow retirement, could speak no language but her own, had no looks, no accomplishments and no dowry, her only recommendations being her proficiency in needlework, and her meek and gentle temper.

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  • After asserting these in detail under nine different heads, he speaks under a tenth of his proficiency as a civil engineer and architect, and adds lastly a brief paragraph with reference to what he can do in painting and sculpture, undertaking in particular to carry out in a fitting manner the monument to Francesco Sforza.

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  • For the time, however, he tranquilly pursued his studies, writing those notes on Vieta which establish his proficiency in mathematics, and a metaphysical treatise now lost, which, if Foscarini's account of it may be relied upon, anticipated the sensationalism of Locke.

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  • After attaining to great proficiency in that kind of learning, Abdallatif applied himself to natural philosophy and medicine.

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  • All junior cadets are well up to proficiency standard and we can expect good results in the coming examination early next term.

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  • Initial teacher education that includes a course in language proficiency and assesses trainees ' linguistic competence.

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  • Used for training for advanced proficiency and white water competition, short stretches suitable for slalom competition, longer stretches for white-water racing.

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  • Lanfranc was trained in the legal studies for which northern Italy was then becoming famous, and acquired such proficiency that tradition links him with Irnerius of Bologna as a pioneer in the renaissance of Roman law.

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  • The division of tribes in the stone implement stage into two classes, the Palaeolithic or Old Stone Age, and the Neolithic or New Stone Age, according to their proficiency in this most important art furnishes in some respects the best means of determining their rank in general culture.

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  • Many students have a limited English proficiency, and come from a schooling that valued rote memorisation as the means of assessment.

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  • What you first need to assess is your proficiency with the design medium as a starting point.

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  • In the long run, success at downhill skiing is less about the technique that is taught, and more about the proficiency, patience and empathy of the individual instructor.

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  • All children between eight and fifteen years of age, and all between fifteen and sixteen years of age who are not regularly employed in some useful or remunerative occupation, must attend the public school all the time it is in session or a private school for the same time unless excused by the city or the county superintendent because of mental or physical disability or because of proficiency in the branches taught in the first eight grades.

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  • If while skiing, you find it hard to put your skis on edge, this can be an indication that the skis are too long for your height or proficiency level.

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  • It's best to take a lesson and have your skills evaluated by a certified instructor who might be able to make some ski length suggestions depending on your proficiency.

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  • Proficiency in these basics will help you excel in the different styles.

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  • The DIN setting is directly related to the skier's level of proficiency.

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  • The Caberfae Peaks resort terrain mix is suitable for all levels of ski and snowboard proficiency.

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  • Difficulty putting your skis on edge is another indication that the skis are too long for your height or proficiency level.

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  • Organizational proficiency, or learning to improve organization, will help teens stay on task.

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  • Along with the standard insignia tab, trefoil pin and American flag, there are now proficiency badges where girls complete projects, as opposed to the Brownie "try its" where merits are easier and more of an experience than accomplishment.

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  • Daisies do not earn proficiency badges, but do earn petals to a flower on their tunic through simple tasks and learning experiences.

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  • Proficiency with audiometers, computers and similar testing devices is important in this field.

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  • Children learn to read by going through a fantasy adventure gaining proficiency in order to move from page to page.

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  • No matter what your level of proficiency or how many bottles you have to store, by using the resources above, you're sure to find the perfect plan to get building.

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  • Expressive aphasia-A developmental disorder in which a child has lower-than-normal proficiency in vocabulary, production of complex sentences, and word recall, although language comprehension is normal.

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  • However, only 9 percent of the California children attained English proficiency in one year, and most remained in the immersion programs for a second year.

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  • The smart woman makes sure her clothing communicates her professionalism and proficiency.

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  • In both types of education, the goal is the development of multiple language proficiency.

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  • The skating pairs are scored just as any other skating competition would be scored, based on technical proficiency as well as the artistic expression used throughout the skating routine.

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  • Besides agriculture, the course of instruction at the college includes chemistry, natural and mechanical philosophy, natural history, mensuration, surveying and drawing, and other subjects of practical importance to the farmer, proficiency in which is tested by means of sessional examinations.

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  • In company with his two patrons Gerbert visited Rome, where the pope, hearing of his proficiency in music and astronomy, induced him to remain in Italy, and introduced him to the emperor Otto I.

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  • He read little Greek; for his proficiency in that language was not such that he could take much pleasure in the masters of Attic poetry and eloquence.

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  • Dean's lack of proficiency at mountain climbing left him to make do instead of utilizing a more effective and safer method of descent.

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