The Growth Of Awareness Of Adult Illiteracy In Britain
to learn to accept some such attentions without ulterior motives.
This is the Rathbone success, and why it is so enjoyable to everyone connected with its operation. It is also a very essential part of the actual teaching operation since it may be that by being able to relax socially, and gaining in self-confidence, the student will break down some of the barriers between himself and the acquisition of literacy.
It is by assisting the student in these aims that a Rathbone volunteer gains his own satisfaction.
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