FCE Result Unit 10
What tactics did you use to do the putting sentences into the text task? What other tactics could you have used?
What words would be most useful to underline to complete this task?
What can you do to double check your answers?
Content of the text
Were you surprised by anything in the text (for example, how few savants there are or what they can do)?
Do you believe “we are all potential geniuses”?
Have you changed your mind about any of the contrasts below?
Your present mental abilities/ Your potential mental abilities
Geniuses/ Normal people
Childhood prodigies/ Normal people
Artistic people/ Normal people
Very successful people/ Normal people
Very efficient people/ Normal people
Bilingual people/ Normal people
Multilingual people/ Normal people
People who easily pick up languages/ Normal people
People with good memories/ People with photographic memories/ Normal people
Autistic people/ Normal people
“Otaku”/ Normal people
“Hikikomori”/ “Normal people”
Musical people/ Normal people
Children learning/ Adults learning
Absent minded people/ Normal people
People with phobias/ Normal people
People who lack communication skills or social skills/ Normal people
Our brains when we are sleeping/ Our brains when we are awake
Your brain at different times of day
Your brain doing different things
The best ways of learning different things
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