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1. When your son asks you to help him with his maths
homework, you. . .
b. correct his answers until he gets the problems right.
c. share some tips for solving problems using sample questions.
After he understands, have him do the homework by himself
b. hand him a book and tell him to come to you with questions.
c. print out for him what he needs and quickly mention how you did it.
b. tell her what the book said.
c. hand her a guide book and tell her to look it up.
b. tell her the bus would be better because it stops at the place she is going to.
c. point in the direction of the right trains, but don't tell her that she will need to transfer to another train.
b. yell at her to cheer up because she is depressing you.
c. tell her a problem you had that was similar, and encourage her to leave her job.
2. a. 3 b. 2 c. 1
3. a. 1 b. 3 c. 2
4. a. 1 b. 3 c. 2
5. a. 3 b. 1 c. 2
13-15 You like to share what you know with friends and family. Sometimes you even help strangers!
9-12 Teaching others is not your top priority but you enjoy helping out a little. Sometimes you are too busy and distracted to take time out for others.
5-8 You don't want to teach people what you know. Try not to
be so selfish. You may need help one day and no one will have time.
Reproduced with the kind permission of
New English Digest (Vol 1 Issue 5. p55)
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