It’s not enough to be SMART in English ANYMORE

The FUTURE of Learning


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I remember the days when the smartest person in the class was always the one who was going to do well in life. Well I thought that until I sat back and realised that the winners around me now (40 years later) were not the highest achievers, in fact the highest achievers are nowhere to be seen – maybe stuck in a university somewhere writing research papers. The real success stories are the ones who were above average learners who were open to learning more and always willing to put into practice what they learned to propel themselves further.

The key point here is that being smart is always good, but being open to developing yourself is more important. If you are an English student – knowing all the grammar and getting high marks in your monthly exams is good, but….the person next to you who…

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