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Unit 1 - Experience and Tenacity
Terms in this set (30)
(noun) persistent determination
"He admires the _______________ of Jack Ma"
Examples of instinctive beliefs or "gut feelings" rather than rational views based on evidence.
"We need to take our best ideas, our strongest ____________________, and we need to test them"
"Some of my strongest performers did not have ______________________ IQ scores"
relating to the reason why a person does something
"what we need in education is a much better understanding of students and learning from a ____________________ perspective"
A scientist who studies the mind and behavior of humans or animals
"So I left the classroom, and I went to graduate school to become a _________________________"
the ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort
"Grit is having _________________"
a commitment to the value of purposeful activity
"What do I do to teach kids a solid __________ __________?"
belief that qualities can change/improve through effort
the best idea I've heard about building grit in kids is something called "____________ ___________."
a race in which people run for about 26 miles / 42 km
"living life like it's a ________________, not a sprint"
Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations.
"In fact, in our ______________, grit is usually unrelated or even inversely related to measures of talent"
the feeling of ease associated with processing information
"They wanted to know why they are spending years trying to learn even one language, never achieving ______________________"
people who speak many languages
"The best place to meet a lot of __________________ is an event where hundreds of language lovers meet"
"What an _______________________ method, right?"
copying the actions of someone else
"I met polyglots who always start by _________________ sounds of the language"
a method that saves time or effort
"We are no geniuses and we have no _________________to learning languages"
somewhat shy and reserved around other people
If you're a more ____________________ person and you can't imagine speaking to native speakers
repeating an idea over several days or weeks to solidify it in long term memory
"revise them in the course of a few days repeatedly using the so-called ________________ ________________"
A deed or an event that cannot be explained by ordinary human intervention or known natural forces.
"Does that sound like a ______________?"
manageable and meaningful units of information organized in such a way that they can be easily understood, stored, and retrieved
"f you learn in small _______________ every day in a way that you enjoy"
Beginning units of meaning that can be added to a base word or root word.
"When a ______________ is added, a new word is formed"
Large in space or amount
"Our _______________ state of the art IT facilities"
professional advice about a problem
"We offer free careers advice, __________________ and university placement advice"
the health, prosperity, and happiness of the members of a community
"Accommodation and __________________ Officers will help"
letters added at the end of a base word that alter the meaning
"Two of the most common ________________ are -ing and -ed"
done or acting according to a fixed plan or system
"Find effective methods which you can use ______________________________ over the period of some time in a way which you enjoy"
the development of events beyond a person's control, regarded as determined by a supernatural power.
"as though ________________________ had blundered over her, into a family of artisans"
the complete loss or absence of hope
"She would weep whole days, with grief, regret, _____________________________, and misery"
Inability through being extremely poor to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.
"Madame Loisel came to know the ghastly life of abject __________________."
free from evil or guilt
"And she smiled in proud and ____________________ happiness."
aware of and responding to one's surroundings; awake.
"Madame Loisel was ____________________ of some emotion"
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