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instill a love for learning #1 (permalink) Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:08 am   instill a love for learning
 

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ESL/EFL Test #685 "English Slang Idioms (427)", question 6

"I know I won't change an unmotivated student overnight; I'm just sowing the .......... The student may not get inspired until five years from now, but I want to install a love for learning if I can," the professor told the cynical instructor.

(a) seeds
(b) grass
(c) ground
(d) oats

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #685 "English Slang Idioms (427)", answer 6

"I know I won't change an unmotivated student overnight; I'm just sowing the seeds. The student may not get inspired until five years from now, but I want to install a love for learning if I can," the professor told the cynical instructor.

Correct answer: (a) seeds

Your answer was: correct
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Hi,

Does one install a love of learning, or instill it?
Or both are fine?

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instill a love for learning #2 (permalink) Fri Oct 14, 2011 14:17 pm   instill a love for learning
 

Yes, 'instill'. Someone wasn't thinking. I've fixed it, thanks.
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