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English Reading Practice – The Right to Education
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Billy and Cameron study together
a big history test.
Billy has a
pile of cards with facts written on
. He flips through them, in order to
what they say.
Cameron asks, "Why do
"You mean the memorization?" Billy
, "I am trying to remember it all."
, but it does not seem like you
understand any of it."
"Not really." Billy
, "But who cares as long as I pass the test,
"Well," Cameron says, "you
remember any of it after the test."
." Billy agrees again, "But our teacher does
the grades we get."
"Billy, you have the right for
. It is your right,
your teacher's. It seems like you are
it away. Why don't you study for
"Study for myself? What does it mean?"
means," Cameron explains, "you find out
you study, and then you make sure that you achieve your
. For example, if you
driving lessons, it is because you want
learn how to drive. It will not
much sense to take driving lessons to
the test if you cannot drive in
"I think I see your point."
says. "Then I guess we
see what the purpose of studying history is. And
maybe I can actually try to understand
I am reading…"
"Yes," Cameron smiles, "I