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EDUCATION / LANGUAGE LEARNING

Subjects
applied maths nursery school
architecture primary school
art secondary school
artistic drawing college/ university
astronomy
audiovisual communication
biology
chemistry
design
dyslexia
earth sciences
ecology
economics
engineering
fine arts
geography
geology
Greek
hairdressing
history
history of art
humanities
information and communication Technologies
language studies
Latin
Law
literature
mathematics
mechanics
medicine
music
nature and health sciences
physics
plastic graphic expression techniques
science
social sciences
technical drawing
tourism
veterinary science
volume (sculpture)

Nouns
absolute beginner
academic subjects
academic year
achievement
anathema
approach of exams
architect
arts subjects
assignment
astronomer
(short) attention span
baccalaureate (Bachillerato equivalent to A levels)
Bachelors degree in sth
biologist
brain
break
campus
canteen
car parking facilities
career in teaching/medicine/finance
chemist
civil engineering
classmate
computer equipment
course content
course fees
coursework
credits
curriculum
curriculum vitae
data
degree (at the end of university)
department
dictionary
discovery
distinction
doctor/nurse/surgeon/GP
drawback to sth
ecologist
educational sciences
end-of-year exams
engineer
essay
examination
examiner
facilities (library / entertainment / sports)
faculty
fees
in all fields
first-choice university / subject
flexible
fluency
foundation course
geologist
graduate
hall of residence
hands-on experience
head teacher / headmaster
homework
independent school
individual tuition
instruments
interactive whiteboard

invention
kindergarten
lawyer
(fast/quick/slow) learner
learning difficulties
learning disorder
lecture
lecture hall /theatre
lecturer

library
lifelong learning
loanwords
location
Masters degree in .
mathematician
mature student
merit
mother tongue
motivation for sth / to do sth
nursery school / pre-school
one-to-one classes
open day
open week
peer group
physicist
playground
postgraduate
practical expertise
practical subjects
primary school
private class
private school
publisher
pupil
qualification
range of subjects
registration
reputation
results/marks
school hall
school holidays
school-leaver
scientist
Secondary Education Certificate (equivalent to GCSEs, awarded after
completing ESO)
secondary school
self-study rooms
seminar
short course
sixth form
sixth form college
social life
social work
software
space
sports equipment
staf
star student
state school
student committee
student loan
students union
study year abroad
subject
swot
syllabus
talent for sth
teachers pet
teaching method
teamwork
term
test
theory
tips (for doing sth)
(mis)translations
tuition
a turning point in my life/career
tutor
tutorial
undergraduate
uniform
unit
university entrance exam (selectividad)
vacation
vast knowledge
vet
a waste of time
willpower
work-related training

Intelligences
existential
interpersonal
intrapersonal
kinaesthetic
linguistic
logical mathematical
musical
naturalistic
spatial

Adjectives
academic
adept at sth
anxious
ambitious
approachable
bilingual
boring
challenging
clear
complex
compulsory (education/ subject)
conservative
demanding
determined
difficult
digital immigrant /native
digital (technology)
disappointed / -ing
dull
dynamic
eager to learn
educational (reforms/establishments)
efective
engaged
enthusiastic
essential for a career in .
exhausting
extracurricular activity
fascinating
fashionable
(in)formal

frustrated (person)
frustrating
global
good (value for money)
hard-working
heavy workload

ideal
incisive (questions)
inefficient
influential
informative
innate (ability to do sth)
innovative
inspiring (teacher/subject)
interactive
interest-free loans
invaluable
irritating
keen
lifelong
mindless
natural talent for
one-to-one (tuition)
optional
outstanding (academic record/results)
overcrowded
overpriced
pointless INTIL
poor (academic record/results)
(un)popular
practical (subjects/ skills)
practical tips
probing (questions)
radical (approach to sth)
random
revolutionary
rewarding
riveting
routine tasks
rudimentary skills
rusty in a language
scientific (background)
significant
stern
stressful
strict
studious
subsidised (school/course)
talented students
thoughtful
tight (deadline / schedule)
up to date
valuable
visual memory
vitally important
vocational (course/training)
whole class (discussion)
word-for-word translation
Verbs / Verb phrases
acquire improved language skills
analyse statistics
appeal to s.o.
approve of sth
arouse interest in sth
ask incisive questions
ask probing questions
attend a school / conference / class
be a piece of cake: es muy fcil
be absent from school
be at school
be based on
be encouraged by s.o. to do sth
be equipped with sth
be heavily influenced by
be in favour of/against sth
be intent on doing sth
be nerve-wracking
be offered a place on a course
be self-taught
be sensitive to the sounds and rhythms of words
be shaped by sth
be the best days of my life
be thrown
be up to scratch: ESTAR A LA ALTURA
be well on the way to achieving sth
browse through books
bully s.o.
carry out an experiment
change course
cheat in an exam
important exams coming up
comment on the need for increased provision of computers
cram for an exam
deal with stress
develop your skills in sth
discriminate between X and Y
do a course in sth
do damage to sth
do exams
do an experiment
do research into sth
do revision
do s.o. harm
do your best /utmost to do sth
draw on the experience and advice of s.o.
drop out of school/university ABANDONAR LA ESCUELA
enable s.o. to do sth
encourage / foster conformity instead of originality and
creativity
enjoy every minute of it
enrol on a course
ensure there are equal opportunites to do sth
equip young people with the practical skills for work
face stiff / strong competition
fail an exam
feel at ease (with s.o.)
fill in an application form
find it hard to cope with sth /s.o.
time flies
follow in someones footsteps
foster teamwork
frown on/upon s.o.
get a place on a course
get attuned to the rounds
get better professional qualifications
get down to work/study: PONERSE A TRABAJAR O ESTUDIAR
get nervous in exams
get your moneys worth
get stuck into sth: ATASCARSE EN ALGO
get the hang of sth
give a conference on sth
give a good/bad impression
give a presentation
give a rousing speech on sth
give out homework
give rise to a two-year course
give sth away
give sth back
give sth in
give s.o. the impression that
give sth up
go blank: QUEDARSE EN BLANCO
go on a field trip
graduate in (Maths)
hand sth down to s.o.
hand sth in
hand sth over to s.o.
have a highly successful career as a (job) / in (subject)
have a short attention span
have a talent/ gift / knack / flair for sth
have an aptitude for ing sth /sth
have an excellent command of a language/subject
have a good grounding in (management)
have an /the opportunity to do sth
have little chance of ever doing sth
have strong opinions on sth
have time/enough time/ no time/ a lot of time for sth/s.o.
have the attention span of a fly
help each other do sth
hold my own in sth
implement the suggestions
instil values of hard work and team work
keep someone busy
kill time (doing sth)
last (three hours)
learn sth by heart
leave school
make a discovery
make a mistake
make a point
make an effort to do sth
make the right choices
make oneself understood
make the right /wrong choice
make up classes
make use of sth
master a subject
meet deadlines
miss classes/lessons
miss a deadline
mould our natural tendency to sth
multitask
outline reasons for doing sth
(far) outweigh the disadvantages
overcome stress to pass exams
participate in an exchange
pass an exam
pass with flying colours
pay attention to sth/s.o.
pick sth out
pick up a language rather than study it
pick up a prospectus
play an important role in what we study
plough through your notes
plug a niche in the job market
praise (effort/good work)
promote local values and culture
provide opportunities for socialising
provide support for applicants
pull an all nighter
put up with sth/s.o.
reach a higher level in sth
read aloud
read out loud
receive personal attention
register on a course in sth
retake an exam
review sth
revise for an exam
nerves can ruin your chances of exam success
run a course in sth
set up a simulation of sth
settle on sth
shape someones character
sift and filter information
sign up to do sth
sing someones praises
sit / take / do an exam
slow the class/the group down
solve problems creatively
speak accurately
spend (little/a lot of/ a good deal of)time doing sth
spend (little/a lot of/ a good deal of)time on sth
stand a good chance of doing sth/achieving sth
stand s.o. in good stead for sth
start sth from scratch
start school
stay up all night ing sth
study abroad
study the theory of sth
submit work / an essay
subsidise sth
support sth
switch off when youre tired/bored
switch between (languages) with ease
take a foundation course in sth
take a higher degree in sth
take an exam in sth
take an interest in sth/s.o.
take every opportunity to do sth
take lessons with s.o.
take measures to improve sth
take part in class discussions
take s.o. step by step through sth
take time to do sth
take the initiative to do sth
take up too much time
teach yourself sth / to do sth
tease s.o. TOMAR EL PELO A ALGUIEN
theres much more to X than just X /doing sth
think about /of sth
think aloud
think critically
think for yourself
think long and hard about sth
think on your feet
think straight
use language for persuasion rather than self-expression
waste s.o.s time
waste time doing sth
work cooperatively with other students
work together in a group
work in teams
work tirelessly to do sth
write a dissertation in your final year
write sth down