2.1. Vocabulary on Education
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Did you study in a state or a private school? Have you ever cheated in an exam?
Is this course compulsory?
We are going to learn some vocabulary in the semantic field of education.
|Mixed-ability classes.||3. A teacher’s written assessment of a pupil’s work and progress.|
|Assessment.||4. Taught together rather than being set apart in groups according to level of learning.|
Complete the sentences with the words from the list.
cheat – do – fail – grant – learn – homework – pass – revise – start – study – subject – take
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1. When she was at school she used to for hours every evening.
2. I must tonight. I have an exam tomorrow.
3. Our history teacher was terrible. We didn’t anything.
4. If you don’t your , you can’t watch TV later.
5. The teacher was angry because some of the pupils had tried to in the exam.
6. If you want to be a doctor, you have to a lot of exams.
7. In the UK children school when they are four and can’t leave before they are 16.
Easily confused words:
Degree is an academic rank conferred by a college or university after examination or after completion of a course. In Spanish título o carrera universitaria.
Career is an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life, usually with opportunities for progress. In Spanish carrera profesional.
A grade is a category: A, B, C, … (normally letters). It is more common in American English.
A mark is more like a score: 17/20, 85/100. (normally numbers). It is more common in British English.
A step ahead
And for vocabulary on teaching and learning online courses, like this one, you can visit this site: Education. Online Degrees.
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