Each expression in this post has been shown with meaning followed by an example with a relevant picture. This blog post on “Education Vocabulary” aims to help ESL learners and teachers in order to help improve their English.
1. to attend classes
Meaning: to go to classes
- Nearly 700 students attended classes on the Delhi University campus the last Monday.
2. bachelors degree
Meaning: an undergraduate course which usually lasts 3-4 years
It’s necessary to have bachelors degree if you are applying for a job.
3. boarding school
Meaning: a school where pupils live during term time
- The children will picked up from a boarding school in Lajpat Nagar..
4. distance learning
Meaning: a way of studying where tuition is carried out over the Internet or by post.
- They added that course materials are a crucial part of distance learning.
5. face-to-face classes
Meaning: as opposed to distance learning the traditional way of studying in a classroom with colleagues and a teacher
The demand of face-to-face classes will increase after the pandemic.
6. to fall behind with your studies
Meaning: to progress less quickly than others
If you do not study passionately, you may fall behind with your studies.
7. to give feedback
Meaning: to offer guidance on a students’s work
To give feedback is an important aspect in modern teaching system
8. a graduation ceremony
Meaning: an event where a successful student receives his or her academic degree
Attending a graduation ceremony is something a bachelor student wishes for in entire course duration.
9. higher education
Meaning: education, usually in a college or university, that is followed after high school or secondary school
Many students are taking IELTS exam in order to get higher education education overseas.
10. an intensive course
Meaning: a course that offers lots of training in order to reach a goal in as short a time as possible
I will soon register for an intensive course in Leeds Education.
11. to keep up with your studies
Meaning: to not fall behind
I f you want to top the examination, you need to keep up with your studies.
12. to learn something by heart
Meaning: to memorize it
I learnt the whole chapter about reproduction by heart.
13. a mature student
Meaning: a student who is older than average and who has usually returned to education after a period at work
One can see a number of mature students in a digital marketing class.
14. masters degree
Meaning: a period of study which often follows the completion of bachelors degree or is undertaken by someone regarded as capable of higher-level academic course
I look forward to enrolling in a European university next year for masters degree.
15. to meet a deadline
Meaning: to finish a job or task in the time allowed or agreed
My class teacher hates me the most because I never meet a deadline in assignments.
16. to play truant
Meaning: to stay away from classes without permission
A number of students in Kendriya Vidyalaya play truant during summer.
17. private language school
Meaning: an independent school run as a business concern
It’s a good idea to enroll at a private language school ahead of the project in Sharjah.
18. public schools
Meaning: exclusive independent schools in the UK
Public schools offer a wide range of facilities for students in the 21st century.
19. a single-sex school
Meaning: a school where only boys or girls attend
Most of the guardians in Delhi want their girls to study in a single-sex school.
20. to sit an exam
Meaning: to take an exam
I disagree to sit an IELTS exam prior to my final semester.
21. state school
Meaning: a school paid fro by public funds and available to the general public
The method of teaching students s is worst in state schools of Uttar Pradesh.
22. subject specialist
Meaning: a teacher who has a great deal of knowledge about the subject they teach
One should always know if the teacher is a subject specialist before enrolling for any course.
23. to take a year out
Meaning: to spend a year working or travelling before starting university
Most of the students take a year out in order to expand their horizons.
24. tuition fees
Meaning: the money paid for a course of study
I do a job share with my friend in a local boutique in order to pay my tuition fees.
25. to work your way through university
Meaning: to have a paid job whilst studying to support yourself financially