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I see it again and again. Those people who start from zero in anything and have a strong commitment and determination to move through whatever it takes to reach the sky, almost always reach way further than they expected, and with such a higher quality of experience and knowledge.
In terms of English, we have a level at our school which is what we call Elementary Preparation. This is basically for people who have a zero level of English. Perhaps they can write their name, perhaps they can say ‘hello my name is….’, but that’s about it. Following this after about 6-9 months of learning English 5 days a week at our school, I bump into them in the corridor and have a full blown conversation with them on how life is going.
This I always find really surprising. Mainly for these reasons:
- The last time…
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