Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Speakout Advanced p 86. Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity? Extra Listening 2



'3''44-'5''50:
0.    The little six-year-old girl told her teacher that he would know ________________ in a minute. → what God looked like.
1.    The three four-year-old boys, disguised as the three Kings, were wearing ________________ on their heads.
2.    Both the little girl and the three little boys were not afraid of ________________.
'11''15-'13''06:
3.    Our education system is predicated on the idea of ________________ ability.
4.    Our educational systems were invented to meet the needs of ________________.
5.    The most useful subjects for work used to be placed ________________.
6.    The whole system of public education is a protracted process of ________________.
7.    Many very talented people think they are not brilliant because the subjects they were good at at school were not ________________.
8.    In the next thirty years more people will be ________________ through education than since the beginning of history.
9.    More people will get university degrees owing to the combination of ________________ and its transformation effect on work, and demography and the huge explosion of population.
10.  Where you first needed a BA to get a job, you now need a(n) ________________.



KEY

1. TEA TOWELS
Frankincense: a substance that is burnt to give a pleasant smell, especially during religious ceremonies.



2. BEING WRONG



3. ACADEMIC
To be predicated on something: If an idea or argument is predicated on something, it depends on the existence or truth of this thing. Sp. Estar basado en.



4. INDUSTRIALISM



5. AT THE TOP



6. UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE
Protracted: lasting for a long time or made to last longer. Prolonged. Sp. Prolongado, alargado, extendido. E.g. protracted delays/ disputes/ negotiations.



7. VALUED



8. GRADUATING



9. TECHNOLOGY



10. MA

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