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What's the most precious thing you learned in an A Level? Watch

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    This can be a lesson in history, your interpretation of a poem, the significance of a scientific method or a mathematical theory, a geographical concept...

    For me, it was how communism doesn't work while studying the history of Russia in A2. I went onto study History and Politics at uni.

    What do you think is the most precious piece of knowledge you've attained in the past year or two years?

    Something that you think will stay for you in some way for - or have an impact on what you want to do with - the rest of your life...

    I learnt the same thing about Communism. I think studying Nazi Germany in AS also made me question conventional ideology and challenge it, but that's still a bit touchy these days.

    Interpretations of most of my English texts really-they always seem to have an effect on me.

    Also, I learnt I don't give a damn about how insects breathe.

    Studying Ulysses did not lead to the release of Raul Menendez, still waiting for Cordis Die'
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