A book-smart person learns in school. A street-smart person is self-taught. They both communicate,but its important to be both book smart and street smart in order to communicate with differentcommunities.I.
A book-smart person communicates using the language theyve learned in books andreading.a.
Martin Luther Kingexamples from Bible. Doctoratefancy language.
Professor doesnt know the word smut.
A street-smart person communicates using language theyve learned on the street.a.
T.I.went to prison, communicates well using street language
Drake Everybody talks and everybody listens, but somehow the truth always comes upmissing.
The mechanic proves that Asimov wasnt smart by telling him a joke that he didntunderstand
You need to be able to speak both to communicate with both communities.a.
Malcolm X: Learn their language in order to have a conversation with them. Self-educated, learned to speak book language.
Mechanics joke that Asimov didnt understand.
---learning how to communicate with educated people.
Intelligence is an essay by Isaac Asimov. He explains that his intelligence is not absolute but is afunction of the society he lives in. In other words, just because youre educated doesnt mean youknow everything. He was very smart: for instance, Asimov scored 160 on an Army test compared to thenorm of 100. However, he wasnt smart compared to the intelligence of his mechanic in terms of knowing how to fix cars. The mechanic is street-smart, whereas Asimov is book smart. A
book-smartperson learns in school. A street-smart person is self-taught. They both communicate, but itsimportant to be both book smart and street smart in order to communicate with differentcommunities.
A book-smart person communicates using the language theyve learned in books and reading.They talk how they were taught: the proper way. They use correct language, professional language.They have an advanced vocabulary that other book-smart people can understand.
or instance, IsaacAsimov got a very high score on an Army test because he understood the language of the questions [thetest creators.] Students who apply to Harvard need a certain score and GPA to attend Harvard, or otherhigh-level college; they have to understand the language of the test to get into Harvard. They have tohave the knowledge to answer the questions. Another example of a book-smart person whocommunicate with the language he learned was Martin Luther King. He went to college at a young age