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cram (kram)

study in a very concentrated way for a short time

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genius (ˈjēnyəs)

an exceptionally clever person

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past papers

exam papers from previous years

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rote-learning

learning purely by repetition

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mnemonics (nəˈmäniks)

tricks that help you remember something

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bury yourself in your books

spend the maximum time studying

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intensively

in a very focused way

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know the subject inside out

know it completely

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mind map

diagram that lays out ideas for a topic and how they are connected to one another

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first draft

first, rough version

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plagiarism (ˈplājəˌrizəm)

using other people's work as if it was yours

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acknowledge

give details of

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deadline

date by which you must hand in the work

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submitted

handed in; formal

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assessed

evluated and given a grade

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feedback

comments from the teacher/tutor

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carry out research

less formal is do research

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academic journals

magazines with academic article (we do not use the word magazine to talk about this kind of academic publication)

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access it online

get hold of (it) on the internet

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inter-library loan

system where libraries excahnge books/journals with one another

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Open educational resources

online material that can be freely used by teacher and students anywhere

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drop out

leave the course before the end because they cannot cope

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finals

last exams before the end of a college or university course

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well-qualified

with the right formal qualifications

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cram (kram)

verb
стрпати
cram, put away, cram into
набити
jam, cram, ram, huddle
натрпати
cram, stuff, heap up, jam, lumber, cram in
набубати
cram
нагрувати
squeeze, cram, grind, stuff
нагурати
cram, push, jam
утрпати
cram
накљукати
fatten, stuff, cram, pamper

verb
completely fill (a place or container) to the point that it appears to be overflowing.
the ashtray by the bed was crammed with cigarette butts
synonyms: fill, stuff, pack, jam, fill to overflowing, fill to the brim, overload, crowd, overcrowd
study intensively over a short period of time just before an examination.
lectures were called off so students could cram for finals
synonyms: study, review, bone up

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cramming (ˈkramiNG)

verb
стрпати
cram, put away, cram into
набити
jam, cram, ram, huddle
натрпати
cram, stuff, heap up, jam, lumber, cram in
набубати
cram
нагрувати
squeeze, cram, grind, stuff
нагурати
cram, push, jam
утрпати
cram
накљукати
fatten, stuff, cram, pamper

noun
the fraudulent practice of adding unauthorized charges to a customer's phone bill.
Cramming occurs when a company places unauthorized, misleading or deceptive charges on your phone bill, and it happens all the time.
verb
completely fill (a place or container) to the point that it appears to be overflowing.
the ashtray by the bed was crammed with cigarette butts
synonyms: fill, stuff, pack, jam, fill to overflowing, fill to the brim, overload, crowd, overcrowd
study intensively over a short period of time just before an examination.
lectures were called off so students could cram for finals
synonyms: study, review, bone up

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revise (riˈvīz)

verb
прерадити
process, recycle, revise, refine, rewrite, adapt
променити
change, transform, shift, reverse, revise, turn around
исправити
rectify, straighten, amend, redress, set right, revise
поново испитати
revise, reexamine
noun
исправка
corrective, revise
преглед
review, examination, overview, inspection, survey, revise
ревизија
checkup, revision, revise, audit

noun
a proof including corrections made in an earlier proof.
Amid the chaos sits old-timer Howard, the revise sub-editor, who still remembers the days when journalists knew that Woking wasn't in Kent and that battalion has two Ts.
verb
reconsider and alter (something) in the light of further evidence.
he had cause to revise his opinion a moment after expressing it
synonyms: reconsider, review, re-examine, reassess, re-evaluate, reappraise, rethink, change, alter, modify
reread work done previously to improve one's knowledge of a subject, typically to prepare for an examination.
students frantically revising for exams

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acknowledge (akˈnälij)

verb
признати
admit, confess, recognize, acknowledge, grant, accord
потврдити
confirm, corroborate, verify, certify, affirm, acknowledge

verb
accept or admit the existence or truth of.
the plight of the refugees was acknowledged by the authorities
synonyms: admit, accept, grant, allow, concede, accede to, confess, own, recognize
(of a body of opinion) recognize the fact or importance or quality of.
the art world has begun to acknowledge his genius
show that one has noticed or recognized (someone) by making a gesture or greeting.
she refused to acknowledge my presence
synonyms: greet, salute, address, nod to, wave to, raise one's hat to, say hello to

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assess (əˈses)

verb
проценити
assess, estimate, evaluate, judge, appraise, rate
оценити
assess, evaluate, judge, grade, gauge, appraise
разрезати порез
assess

verb
evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of.
the committee must assess the relative importance of the issues
synonyms: evaluate, judge, gauge, rate, estimate, appraise, consider, get the measure of, determi

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aspect (ˈaspekt)

noun
аспект
aspect, facet
вид
vision, aspect, sight, eyesight
гледиште
view, aspect, viewpoint, slant, observation point, facet

noun
a particular part or feature of something.
the financial aspect can be overstressed
synonyms: feature, facet, side, characteristic, particular, detail, angle, slant
the positioning of a building or thing in a specified direction.
a greenhouse with a southern aspect
verb
(of a planet) form an aspect with (another celestial body).
the sun is superbly aspected by your ruler Mars on the 19th