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What happens when a language has no words for numbers?
36.【E】 It is worth stressing that these anumeric people are cognitively(在认知方面）normal！well-adapted to the surroundings they have dominated for centuries.
37.【H】 Compared with other mammals, our numerical instincts are not as remarkable as many assume.
38.【E】 It is worth stressing that these anumeric people are cognitively (在认知方面）normal！well-adapted to the sur-roundings they have dominated for centuries.
39.【B】But, in a historical sense, number-conscious people like us are the unusual ones.
40.【K】Research on the language of numbers shows, more and more, that one of our species' key characteristics istremendous linguistic (语言的）and cognitive diversity.
41.【D】This and many other experiments have led to a simple conclusion:When people do not have number words,they struggle to make quantitative distinctions that probably seem natural to someone like you or me.
42.【G】 None of us, then, is really a “numbers person." We are not born to handle quantitative distinctions skillfully.
43.【A】 Numbers do not exist in all cultures.
44.【I】 So,how did we ever invent “unnatural” numbers in the first place? The answer is,literally,at your fingertips.
45.【F】This conclusion is echoed by work with anumeric children in industrialized societies.
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46. C）They help students acquire the skills needed for their future success.
47. A）By blending them with traditional, stimulating activities.
48. B）By playing with things to solve problems on their own.
49. C）Encourage them to make things with hands.
50. B）Develop students' creative skills with the resources available.
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