YBM 고등 영어Ⅱ 한상호 Lesson 3
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세트공유
prodigy
n. 신동, 영재
Do you think you would be happy being a child prodigy, someone who is truly gifted in something at a very young age?
gifted
a. 타고난 재능이 있는
Do you think you would be happy being a child prodigy, someone who is truly gifted in something at a very young age?
track
v. 추적하다, 뒤쫓다
One is simply to track the achievements of precocious kids.
precocious
a. 조숙한, (성격·지식 등이) 발달이 빠른
A study of 200 highly accomplished adults found that just 34 percent had been considered precocious as children.
fate
n. 운명
The fate of the Hunter College child geniuses in the study was not greatness.
adjust
v. 적응하다, 조절하다
Thirty years down the road, the Hunter graduates were all doing pretty well and were reasonably well adjusted and happy.
prominent
a. 중요한, 유명한
None of the Hunter graduates became CEOs of world-famous corporations, prominent politicians, well-known writers, or Nobel Prize winners
rank
v. (등급 ·순위를) 매기다, 평가하다
There were 15 nationally-ranked runners who were 13 and 14 years old.
ordinary
a. 보통의, 평범한
There is a long list of historical geniuses who were quite ordinary as children.
tricky
a. 다루기 힘든, 까다로운
Precocity is a trickier subject than people may ordinarily think.
mastery
n. 숙련, 숙달
The benefits of earlier mastery are often overestimated.
overestimate
v. 과대평가하다
The benefits of earlier mastery are often overestimated.
end up
결국 (어떤 처지에) 처하게 되다
There are many people who either started out good and went bad or started bad and ended up good.
acquisition
n. 습득
Early acquisition of skills, which is often what we mean by precocity, may be a misleading indicator of later success.
misleading
a. 오해의 소지가 있는
Early acquisition of skills, which is often what we mean by precocity, may be a misleading indicator of later success.
indicator
n. 지표, 척도
Early acquisition of skills, which is often what we mean by precocity, may be a misleading indicator of later success.
inaccurate
a. 부정확한, 틀린
When we call a child precocious, we have a very inaccurate definition of what we mean.
have a lot to do with
···와 많은 관련이 있다
Adult success has a lot to do with more than that.
obsession
n. 집착, 사로잡힘
In our obsession with precocity, we are exaggerating the importance of being talented.
exaggerate
v. 과장하다
In our obsession with precocity, we are exaggerating the importance of being talented.
deliberate
a. 의도적인, 계획적인; 신중한
Deliberate practice toward a goal is much more important than natural-born ability.
cite
v. (이유·예를) 들다, 언급하다
People often cite Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a child prodigy.
arrangement
n. 편곡
Mozart's childhood works are basically arrangements of works by other composers.
go all out
전력을 다하다, 모든 것을 내걸다
Leopold was the 18th-century version of a modern day parent who goes all out to make his or her child a star.
attribute
v. (···을 ~의) 결과로[덕분으로] 보다
Young Mozart’s incredible musical ability might better be attributed to practice.
compel
v. 강요하다, ···하게 만들다
{Compelled] to practice three hours a day from age three on, by age six, the young Wolfgang had practiced an astonishing 3,500 hours.
astonishing
a. 정말 놀라운, 믿기 힘든
Compelled to practice three hours a day from age three on, by age six, the young Wolfgang had practiced an astonishing 3,500 hours.
remarkable
a. 주목할 만한, 놀랄만한
Einstein displayed no remarkable native intelligence as a child.
personality trait
성격적 특성
His success seems to have come from certain habits and personality traits — curiosity, resolve, and determination.
component
n. 구성 요소
Curiosity, resolve, and determination are not particularly fascinating, but they are the more essential components of genius.
based on
···에 근거하여
Predictions from childhood about adult performance cannot be made based on relatively fixed traits such as IQ and early acquisition of skills.
relatively
ad. 상대적으로, 비교적
Predictions from childhood about adult performance cannot be made based on relatively fixed traits such as IQ and early acquisition of skills.
fixed
a. 고정된, 확고한
Predictions from childhood about adult performance cannot be made based on relatively fixed traits such as IQ and early acquisition of skills.
variable
a. 가변적인, 변화를 줄 수 있는
Many of the traits that really matter in predicting adult success are variable traits like creativity, determination, and leadership.
reorganize
v. 재조직하다
Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to reorganize neural pathways based on new experiences.
cell
n. 세포
Till recently it was believed that growing new brain cells was simply impossible.
prevailing
a. 우세한, 지배적인
The prevailing scientific view was that a person is born with a particular number of neurons, or brain cells, which only decrease with age.
stimulate
v. 자극하다, 격려[고무]하다
Learning new things stimulates the brain and encourages it to rewire itself and change throughout life. By
cognitive
a. 인지적인
Even a mature brain can grow new neuron by performing cognitive tasks, such as learning and problem solving.
mature
a. 성숙한, 완전히 자란
Kaplan found that stem cells are transformed into brain cells, not the mature neurons reproducing.
reproduce
v. 번식하다, 재생하다
Kaplan found that stem cells are transformed into brain cells, not the mature neurons reproducing.
innovative
a. 혁신적인, 획기적인
Synapses are the key to intelligence, creativity, and innovative thinking.
rewire
v. 배선을 바꾸다, 전선을 갈다
Learning new things stimulates the brain and encourages it to rewire itself and change throughout life.
flexible
a. 융통성 있는, 탄력적인, 유연한
The brain is a remarkably flexible and dynamic organ.
학생
가장 빠르게 암기하도록 도와주는 암기학습 〉
제대로 외웠나 바로 확인하는 리콜학습 〉
철자까지 외우려면 스펠학습 〉
재미있게 복습하려면 매칭 게임 〉
주관식으로도 재미있는 복습, 크래시 게임 〉
선생님
수업 중 이 단어장을 보고 듣고 질문하는 슬라이드 〉
수업시간이 들썩 들썩 퀴즈배틀 (로그인) 〉
클릭만으로 종이낭비 없이 시험지 인쇄 (로그인) 〉
필요한 세트를 직접 만드는 단어장 만들기 (로그인) 〉
선생님들이 만드신 30만개 단어장 검색하기 〉
고객
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