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Literacy quote of the week: German department

This week’s literacy quote comes from the German Department. They have chosen a famous proverb as our penultimate literacy quote.

“UBUNG MACHT DEN MEISTER”

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In English the proverb means ‘practice makes perfect’ and it is very apt in the context of student learning, where students continuous practice can really enhance their personal learning.

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The origins of the proverb can be traced back to the 16th century, when its form was ‘Use makes perfect

 

The Latin version of the proverb ‘Uses promptos facit.’