IELTS Listening Exercise 53 – John Dewey

Difficulty level: Easy

Listen to the following recording about John Dewey and fill the gaps in the summary below:

John Dewey

John Dewey was America’s _____ philosopher and philosopher of education. His ideas are important to education today because he recognized that each individual brings a certain _____ and _____ to his or her learning. He also understood the importance of learning in a group or _____, learning from others that are _____ you. The essence of a democracy is that you have different _____ and you learn from each of them, and Dewey celebrated that. He would probably be _____ of the current system of education because it ignores the teaching _____ and what each student brings to the classroom.

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