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There's an easy way and there's a difficult way to do practically anything.
You can sit in your classroom, pay attention, learn the lesson, do your homework and pass the exam. Meanwhile your friend is playing with his cell phone, texting you from two seats away, copying your homework, and failing the exam. Who deserves to pass the course? YOU do!
You listen to someone's ideas, give an opinion, defend your point of view, and start a friendly debate about the topic. Everyone is calm. Your friend, who is not as diplomatic as you are, decides to demand attention, shout out his opinion, argue with everyone, and walk out slamming the door. Who wins the debate? YOU do! .
Life is full of challenges. Sometimes, however, the easy way is not the best. Let's take walking from Point A to Point B. Your math teacher taught you that a straight line was the most direct route. You've managed to follow that sage advise all your life.
Then you started to think about it, all of a sudden, one day as you were walking down the sidewalk, talking to a friend, and almost bumped into something.
You had to stop. You couldn't believe it. Someone actually planned this. Someone else authorized it. Others just followed orders and installed things one after another.
Two blocks away you knew there were wide sidewalks, no obstacles and ramps on the curbs for the disabled. Ramps on the curbs? Those are here too as are the tactile sidewalks, the bumpy-surfaced sidewalks so the blind are aware of the upcoming tactile ramp. My advice? Watch where you're going when you walk around town.-Wendy
pay attention: prestar atención
pass the exam: aprobar el examen
do your homework: hacer los deberes
meanwhile: mientras tanto
two seats away: a dos asientos de distancia
texting: mandar mensajes
failing the exam: suspender el examen
deserves to pass: merece aprobar
point of view: punto de vista
shout out: gritar a voces
let's take: tomemos
straight line: linea recta
managed to: lograr
sage advise: consejo sabio
bumped into: chocar con
someone else: alguien más, otro
two blocks away: a dos manzanas
tactile sidewalks: aceras con baldosas pododáctiles
tactile ramps: rampas con baldosas pododáctiles
walk around town: dar un paseo