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It’s more important who you know than what you know

Introduction

Read through the following text and look up any vocabulary you are not sure about before answering the questions.

Overview

It is a well known saying that it’s more important who you know than what you know, however, this does not take away from the fact that the knowledge someone has is extremely important in all aspects of life, especially one’s working life. This brings into question whether the saying is actually true or not. Is it more important who you know or in fact, is it more important what you know?

Let’s Debate

Argue FOR or AGAINST the statement:

It’s more important who you know than what you know

Tip: Try arguing for and against the statement even if it is not what you really believe.

Key Vocabulary

  • Debate noun/verb
  • Knowledge noun
  • Aspect noun
  • Especially adverb
  • Bring into phrasal verb
  • Take away phrasal verb
  • Well known adjective
  • Actually adverb

Question Details

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