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Exercise 6 - Towards academic reading
Read this paragraph and answer the question below.
What Does "Ubuntu" Mean In South Africa?

In many communities, individuals define their own personal identity by what they give to their community. When people help other members of the community, at the same time they are also furthering their own individual social, spiritual and economic development. In South Africa, this concept of enhancing your own personal development by helping others is called "ubuntu". This concept can also be found all over the world, especially in traditional and religious communities, which see all members of their specific community as deeply connected and therefore responsible for helping each other.
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The main implications of the "ubuntu" concept are that all members of a community are ...

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