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School/Academic Life

What subjects did you like in school? What extra-curricular activities did you do? What did you like about your school? What did you dislike about your school? What was the campus like?
STUDY
PLAY
preschool
Her son goes to _________. = a school for children between two and five years of age
kindergarten
She is learning to read in ____________. = a school or class for children aged five
elementary school
Her _________ is near their house. = a school in the US where basic subjects are taught for the first six years of a child's education (2 words)
middle school
His ___________ is from 6th to 8th grade. = a school in the US for children between the ages of 11 and 13 (2 words)
high school
She met her best friend in __________. = a school in the US and Canada for children of 14 or 15 to 18 years old (2 words)
community college
DVC is a ____________. = a college in the US that students can go to for two years in order to learn a skill or prepare for university (2 words)
university
He wants to go to __________ in the U.S. = an educational institution at the highest level, where you study for a degree
freshman
= a first year student in high school or college
sophomore
= a second year student in high school or college
junior
= a third year student in high school or college
senior
= a fourth year student in high school or college
art
= a subject in school in which children learn drawing, painting, etc.
music
= a subject in school in which children learn singing and to play instruments
social studies
= a subject in school in which children learn about people in society
science
= a subject in school in which children learn about the world
biology
= a subject in school in which children learn about living things
chemistry
= a subject in school in which children learn about different elements and how they combine
physics
= a subject in school in which children learn about light, heat, how things move, etc.
history
= a subject in school in which children learn about what happened in the past
math
= a subject in school in which children learn about numbers
algebra
= a subject in school in which children learn about a kind of math that uses letters and other signs to represent numbers and values
geometry
= a subject in school in which children learn about a kind of math with angles and shapes
calculus
= a subject in school in which children learn about a kind of math that deals with changing quantities, such as the speed of a falling stone or the slope of a curved line
literature
= a subject in school in which children learn about stories, novels, poems, etc.
P.E.
= a subject in school in which children learn about sports and exercise (short for physical education)
scholarship
He got a ________ to go to college. = money that a student gets to help pay for school
tuition
The __________ at Stanford University is much higher than UC Berkeley. = money you pay to go to a school
public
UC Berkeley is a ________ university. = a school that is open to anyone and is run by the government
private
Stanford is a ________ university. = a school that is run by an organization i.e. not the government
join
She wants to __________ the soccer team. = become a member of a group
elective
He is taking art as an _____________ class. = a class that students can choose to take
required
History and math are __________ classes. = classes that all students must take.
grade
After kindergarten, students go into the first __________. = level in elementary school
schedule
He got his ____________ on the first day of school = a list of classes, times, and teachers students have each day
sign up
She wants to ___________ for the trip to Lake Tahoe. = put your name on a list for an activity
report card
He got his ___________ yesterday. = a paper that has your classes and the grades you got.
principal
The __________ of the school spoke to all of the students. = the leader of the school.
counselor
She talked to her guidance __________ about which colleges to apply to. = a person at a school that gives advice about studying and colleges.
transfer
He wants to __________ from DVC to UC Berkeley. = change schools
take
They have to __________ a test every Monday. = write their answers on a test
grades
He got good __________ in high school. = marks about how well a students does in a subject. (Ex. A, B, C, D, F)
suspended
He was __________ for three days because he got in a fight. = a punishment in which the student is not allowed to come to school.
trouble
She always gets in ________ at school. = the teacher gets angry because the student does something wrong
punished
The teacher ________ the student by making him stand in the corner. = doing something that people don't like because they did something wrong.
assignment
Their _________ is to write an essay about their hometown. = a piece of work that a student is asked to do
memorize
We had to ________ many vocabulary words. = to practice something so that you remember it perfectly
strict
The teacher was very _________. = has many rules and watches you carefully
yelled
The teacher got angry and _________ at the students. = speak in a loud angry voice.
due
This homework is ________ next Friday. = must be finished by that time
deadline
The __________ for college applications is in November. = the time when something must be finished or turned in
turn in
The students have to ___________ their essays by tomorrow. = give something to the teacher to grade (2 words)
handed out
The teacher ________ some papers to the students. = gives papers/things to all of the students
textbook
The _________ was very big and heavy. = a book students study with for school
cram
He always _________ for tests the night before. = try to study and remember right before a test
failed
He ________ the test last week. = didn't pass
passed
At IEC, students can ________ a class if they have 70% or more. = get a grade that is good enough
office hours
In college, students go to __________ to ask their professor questions. = a time when students can get help from their teacher
syllabus
The teacher handed out the ________ on the first day of class. = a paper that talks about what students will learn and do in a class.
satisfactory
He did _________ work. = a C grade that means that your work is okay/good enough but not great
drop out
Some students __________ of high school when they are 16. = quit school
subjects
What __________ do you like? = things you study in school like math, history, science
gym
All of the students went to the school ________. = a building where people do sports and exercise.
field
The school has a big _________. = open area to play sports outside
playground
The elementary school has a nice _________. = a place where small children can play
field trip
The students went on a _________ to a museum. = when teachers take students outside the school.
research
The teacher told students to do __________ at home. = get information about a topic by reading or checking the internet
call on
The teachers __________ students to give answers in class. = when the teacher says the students name to answer a question or speak in class.
cheated
He ___________ on his test. = copy answers from a paper or another student
on
She was ________ the tennis team in high school. = be a member of a team.
in
He was _______ photography club. = be a member of a club
presentation
She did a ___________ on her favorite book. = speak in front of the class about a topic
bell
The ________ rang at 7:10, and we all had to be in our seats. = a piece of electrical equipment that makes a ringing sound, used as a signal or to get someone's attention
encouraged
My teacher ___________ me to study English in the U.S. = to tell someone to try something that they might like
uniform
All the students at the high school wore a __________. = a particular type of clothing worn by all the members of a group or organization
rules
There were a lot of ________ about things like clothing, hairstyle, and make-up at my school. = things that you can or cannot do
apply
He wants to ___________ to UC Berkeley. = give your information so that you can try to enter a school or get a job
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