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CULTURE & EDUCATION

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AUSWENDIG LERNEN
Discover the benefits of learning poetry by heart!
MUTTERSPRACHE
His mother tongue was vivid and full of imagery.
PRÜFUNG MACHEN
When you are taking an exam, you should clear your mind of all stress.
GUTE LEISTUNG ERBRINGEN
Pupils who perform well at school will succeed later, too.
GYMNASIUM
My daughter attends the local grammar school.
WAHLFACH
I took maths as an optional subject, but I failed.
REFERAT
Your classroom presentation should last for 30 minutes.
LIEBLINGSFACH
What was your favourite subject at school?
LEXIKON
This dictionary article is about firearms and ammunition.
SPORTUNTERRICHT
P.T./P.E. is short for physical training or physical education.
SCHUMMELN, SPICKEN
Many kids feel tempted to cheat once in a while.
LERNEN
Mary is studying for her test.
EHRGEIZIG
Academically, girls are often more ambitious than boys.
ANALPHABET SEIN
He is illiterate and is used to avoiding situations where reading or writing skills are required.
20 - 5 = 15
Twenty minus five equals fifteen..
PRÜFUNG BESTEHEN
One in every five drivers has passed the test.
LEHRERZIMMER
The teachers' room can also be called staff room.
SCHULBESUCH, ANWESENHEIT
Poor attendance by students is a difficult problem to tackle.
STANDARDSPRACHE, HOCHSPRACHE
Standard English is the speech of educated speakers.
INTERNATSSCHULE
Half of all boarding school pupils see their parents every week.
KLASSE(NSTUFE)
As I wasn't interested in an academic career I left school after the fifth form.
(LERNSTOFF) WIEDERHOLEN
You should start revising long before the exam.
WAS HAT ER FÜR EINEN BERUF?
"What does he do?"
PRAKTIKUM
Some university courses offer a (work) placement as part of the syllabus.
21 : 7 = 3
Twenty-one divided by seven gives three..
AUFMERKSAMKEITSSPANNE
Many teenagers have a short attention span.
SCHWÄNZEN
For some youngsters playing truant is an act of rebellion.
GESAMTSCHULE
Numerous states have implemented comprehensive school education.
PHYSIK/CHEMIE
The distinctions between physics and chemistry are fluid.
GEBÜHREN
The school fees are used to fund the activities of the school.
GLEICHUNG
Do you need help with this mathematical equation?
LEBENSLAUF
You should include the following information in your resumé* ...
PFLICHTFACH
Should history be a compulsory subject in schools?
STIPENDIUM BEKOMMEN
When will I know if I have won a scholarship?
(UNIVERSITÄTS-)ABSCHLUSS MACHEN
I graduated with an Engineering degree from University.
3 x 6 = 18
Three multiplied by six is eighteen..
IN DIE SCHULE GEHEN
Who is the only president who never attended school?
PRÜGELSTRAFE
For many years, corporal punishment was a fact of life for schoolchildren.
BETEN, RELIGIÖSE VEREHRUNG
Churches are places of worship.
SILBE
"Marathon" is a word consisting of three syllables.
LESEN, SCHREIBEN, RECHNEN
At elementary school children are taught to read, write and add up.
NACHHILFEUNTERRICHT
We are offering private tuition in various subjects.
MITSCHÜLER
He and his fellow pupils attended a boarding school.
SCHULE IM SEKUNDARBEREICH
In England and Wales, secondary school is for children from the age of 11 to 16 or 18.
BEKENNTNIS, RELIGION
All major denominations have religious and cultural practices.
SCHULABSCHLUSS
The Ten Best Graduation Speeches of all Time!
MEHRSPRACHIG
Multilingual means the same as polyglot.
STRENG
I don't mind having a strict teacher.
WELCHES FACH STUDIERST DU?
"What course are you on?"
GLÄUBIGER, BETENDER
Prayer is a direct link between the worshipper and God.
BEGABT
IQ tests are a means to identify gifted children.
DURCHFALLEN
The first time I took the exam I failed.