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mental agility
ability to think quickly and clearly
gifted children
children who are (very) smart
to win a scholarship
to win an amount of money to help the student to pay for the student's education
to attend school
to go to school
straight A student
a student who always gets very good marks
secured a place
was accepted as a student
seats of learning
educational institution with a very good reputation
read
do or study
English literature
Literature in English
academic year
school year
core subjects
subjects which all the students on the course have to do
set texts
specific books which students must study
distinguished scholars
acclaimed academics
leading authorities
the leading person or thing in a particular area
formal education
occurs in a structured enviroment whose explicit purpose is teaching students
signed up for courses
enrolled on courses
to meet the entry requirements
to do what is required
marked improvement
noticeable improvement
attention wanders
attention disruption
natural talent
a natural ability to be good at something, especially without being taught
full marks
100%
room for improvement
improvements can and should be made
a thirst for knowledge
a desire to learn
a quick learner
someone who learns quickly
concentration wavers
concentration is not steady
to demonstrate an ability
to show of what you are capable of
to show initiative
to take initiative
a proven ability
ability shown by his achievements
to play truant
to be absent without permission
Entry Admissions
requirements for prospective students and could be expressed as your minimum grade level during your previous studies, minimum score in specific standardized tests (like IELTS, TOEFL, ACT, GMAT, etc.).
Curriculum
content taught in a specific academic program
tuition fees
(education) a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)
the cost of attendance
the costs of food, housing, transportation, books, and supplies
a Top-tier institutions (medical school)
leading or prestigious institutions
scholarship
money for your education awarded based on various criteria defined by a sponsor
a bursary
awarded on the basis of financial need, so it is a certain type of social financial help.
Grants
funds provided by a certain party, often a government department, corporation, or foundation to an individual or institution.
Fellowship
usually refer to grants in support of postbaccalaureate projects, or to prebaccalaureate projects pursued outside the standard curriculum.
part-time studying
learning for those who work
distance learning
[noon] learning from distance
blended mode
combination of on campus and distance studying
MOOC
Massive Open Online Course. It is an online course that has open access and interactive participation published on the web.
to revise
to make changes especially to correct or improve (something); to study (something) again;
to enroll in a degree course
to enter (someone) as a member of or participant in something; to take (someone) as a member or participant; to become a member or participant
to review
to look at or examine (something) carefully especially before making a decision or judgment;
to research
to study (something) carefully; to collect information about or for (something)
to attend classes
to go to or be present at courses
to major in a subject
to pursue an academic majo
to deliver a lecture
to carry out/conduct a lecture
to keep up with your studies
to go or make progress at the same rate as others
to demonstrate academic achievements (gains-informal)
to show academic progress/education achievement
to broaden horizons
to enlarge / expand someone's scope
to fall behind with studies
[phrasal verb] lag with studies
to evaluate
to determine or fix the value of something; to determine the significance, worth, or condition of usually by careful appraisal and study
to procrastinate
to put off intentionally the doing of something that should be done
Campus
the area and buildings around a university, college, school, etc.
Essay
a short piece of writing that tells a person's thoughts or opinions about a subject
a debate
a discussion between people in which they express different opinions about something
Attendance
the number of people present at an event, meeting, etc. the act of being present at a place;a record of how often a person goes to classes, meetings, etc.
Compulsory
required by a law or rule; having the power of forcing someone to do something
Inquisitive
tending to ask questions; having a desire to know or learn more asking too many questions about other people's lives
Dissertation
a long piece of writing about a particular subject that is done to earn an advanced degree at a university
Discipline
field of study
Faculty
a branch of teaching or learning in an educational institution
Peer
a person who belongs to the same age group or social group as someone else
Literacy
the ability to read and write; knowledge that relates to a specified subject
Assignment
a specified task or amount of work assigned or undertaken as if assigned by authority
Thesis
a long piece of writing on a particular subject that is done to earn a degree at a university
State school
a school paid for by public funds and available to general public
Private school
a school that is not supported by government money, where education must be paid for by the children’s parents
Higher education
education, usually in a college or university, that is followed after high school or secondary school
To work your way through university
to have a paid job while studying to support yourself financial
To sit an exam
to take an exam
To attend classes
to go to classes
Face to face classes
join in courses in classroom with colleagues and teachers.
To learn something by heart
to memorize it
To take a year out
to take a gap year
A graduation ceremony
an event that successful student receive his or her academic degree
to gain a great deal of knowledge
to obtain knowledge
to resit an exam
to take an examination again after failing it previously
mature student
someone who begins studying at a college or university after they are 25 years old
further education
courses of study or training that some people do after they have left school when they do not go to university. It may be at any level above compulsory secondary education, from basic skills training to higher vocational qualifications
higher education
Courses of study at a university.
grant
a sum of money given by a government or other organization for a particular purpose
skill
the ability to do something well, usually as a result of experience and training
higher degree
a degree taken after your first undergraduate degree
opportunity
a chance to do something, or a situation in which it is easy for you to do something
health education
education that aims to give people the information they need to live healthily
state education system
education provided by the state
continuous assessment
the assessment of a pupil's progress throughout a course of study rather than exclusively by examination at the end of it
to acquire knowledge
to get or gain (something, such as an object, trait, or ability), esp more or less permanently
kindergarten
a class or small school for young children, usually between the ages of four and six to prepare them for primary education
primary education
education for children below the age of 11
numeracy
the ability to count' do basic maths
literacy
the ability to read and write
secondary
a school for young people, usually between the ages of 11 and 18
discipline
self-control; ability to stay focused regularly
to pass exams
to take an exam successfully
course
a prescribed number of lessons, lectures, etc, in an educational curriculum
to enrol for the course
to become or cause to become a member
to graduate with a degree
to receive a degree or diploma
correspondence college
an educational institution that runs courses and keeps in contact with its students by post
qualification
an ability, quality, or attribute, esp one that fits a person to perform a particular job or task
evening class
a class held in the evenings at certain colleges, normally for adults
day release
a system whereby workers are released for part-time education without loss of pay