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    Sepmre is offline Senior Member
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    Has been mastered

    Hi,

    What does the expression "has been mastered" in this sentence convey?

    "When one such languages has been mastered, the others will be understood as well,..."

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    Re: Has been mastered

    Quote Originally Posted by Sepmre View Post
    Hi,

    What does the expression "has been mastered" in this sentence convey?

    "When one such languages has been mastered, the others will be understood as well,..."

    Thanks

    The sentence is saying they have learnt a language to a heightened/advanced level. I honestly would not say anybody has mastered a language, due to language changing all the time, and it's a lot of knowledge to acquire. But that is the general gist of it.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: Has been mastered

    Thanks a lot :)

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    Re: Has been mastered

    Note that it's 'one such languages'.

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    Re: Has been mastered

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Note that it's 'one such languages'.
    Note that the s in 'languages' has been struck through. That might not be clear on your iPhones.

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