Great thinkiers; UNIT 1

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VOCABULARY RELATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION

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abroad

Away from one's own country

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assignment

a piece of work or job that you are given to do

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break

a brief rest, as from work

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continuous assessment

a way of judging students by looking at the work they do during the year

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coursework

work that students do during their study that forms part of their final mark

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grade/mark

a number or letter that shows how good someone's work or performance is

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higher education

education, usually in a college or university, that is followed after high school or secondary school

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notes

apunteak

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subject

a branch of knowledge as a course of study (ikasgaia)

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term

a division of a school year, during which instruction is regularly provided

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timetable

schedule (ordutegia)

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make the grade

succeed; reach the desired standard

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induction week

A week in which new students are given information about studying at their new uni.

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campus

grounds of a college, university, or school

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lecture halls

Large classroom with seating up to 500 students

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attend

to go to or be present at

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degree

an academic title given upon the completion of studies

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facilities

rooms, equipment, or services that are provided for a particular purpose

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resources

all things used in producing goods and services (baliabideak)

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lectures

an oral presentation intended to teach or inform someone of specific information

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tutorials

a special session of teaching or instruction with few students

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lecturer

someone who teaches at a university or college

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extra-curricular

activities that are the things you do outside of regular school hours

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undergraduates

students doing a first degree

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postgraduates

students doing a further degree (after they have finished their first degree).

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academic support

Programs that help students with the transition to college, study skills, math skills...

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scholarship

a gift of money or other aid awarded to a student to help pay for education

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student loan

Money borrowed to pay for education. This money must be paid back.

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student accommodation

living place (hostel, flat...) for college or university students

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take your mind off sth

to make you stop thinking or worrying about something

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to have a bite to eat

to have a snack; to eat a small amount of food, to have a small meal

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role-play

acting an improvised or partially improvised part in a simulated situation

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current affairs

events of political or social importance that are happening now

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jailbreak

an unauthorized change to the device's software

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make the grade

(phrase) to reach the necessary standard; to succeed

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get down to

start doing sth seriously

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hand in

submit school work, submit documentation.

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set aside

save for a special purpose

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put off

to postpone

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pick up

to collect

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get through

to finish; to complete (some work / a task / a book / etc.)

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do away with

to get rid of

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do without

manage without having

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make out

to see, hear, or understand (something or someone), often with difficulty [Often used in negative with can't and couldn't]

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make up

to invent

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make up for

to compensate for (a mistake / doing or not doing something / etc.)

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