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to get into university

acceder a la universidad

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amateur

aficionado/a (m,f)

2

pupil

alumno/a (m,f)

3

to learn by heart

aprender de memoria

4

to pass (succeed)

aprobar (ue)*

5

subject

asignatura (f)

6

classroom

aula (f)

7

self-esteem

autoestima (f)

8

scholarship

beca (f)

9

library

biblioteca (f)

10

professor

catedrático/a (m,f)

11

to give up one's seat

ceder el asiento

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to give way

ceder el paso

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to give the floor to someone

ceder la palabra

14

additional classes

clases (fpl) extra-escolares

15

to take notes

coger apuntes

16

boarding school

colegio (m) interno

17

classmate

compañero/a (m,f) de clase

18

behaviour

comportamiento (m)

19

awareness

concienciación (f)

20

dim-witted

corto

21

academic year

curso (m) académico

22

to provide guidelines

dar pautas

23

to be good/bad at

darse bien/mal

24

homework

deberes (mpl)

25

to swear

decir (i)* palabrotas

26

documentary

documental (m)

27

primary education

educación (f) primaria

28

secondary education

educación (f) secundaria

29

to ply a trade

ejercer una profesión

30

to provide schooling for

escolarizar

31

independent school

escuela (f) privada

32

state school

escuela (f) pública

33

to be up-to-date

estar al día

34

to be a pushover

estar chupado

35

faculty

facultad (f)

36

to encourage

fomentar

37

lifelong learning

formación (f) continua

38

vocational training

formación (f) profesional

39

failure at school

fracaso (m) escolar

40

to do extra hours

hacer horas extras

41

to go on strike

hacer huelga

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to play truant

hacer pellas

43

to give a presentation

hacer una presentación

44

language

idioma (m)

45

to impose

imponer

46

bonus

incentivo (m)

47

to instil

inculcar

48

secondary school

instituto (m)

49

language laboratory

laboratorio (m) de idiomas

50

to read eagerly

leer ávidamente

51

bookshop

librería (f)

52

clever clogs

listillo/a (m,f)

53

to enrol

matricularse

54

mark

nota (f)

55

play

obra (f) de teatro

56

blue-collar worker

obrero (m)

57

white-collar worker

oficinista (m,f)

58

computer

ordenador (m)

59

orphanage

orfanato (m)

60

newspaper

periódico (m)

61

teaching staff

personal (m) docente

62

blackboard, whiteboard

pizarra (f)

63

prejudice

prejuicio (m)

64

to take an exam

presentarse a un examen

65

teacher

profesor(a) (m,f)

66

desk

pupitre (m)

67

to go bust

quebrar (ie)*

68

to travel the world

recorrer mundo

69

essay

redacción (f)

70

performance at school

rendimiento (m) escolar

71

to revise

repasar

72

respect for your fellows

respeto (m) al prójimo

73

magazine

revista (f)

74

know-all

sabelotodo (m,f)

75

concert hall

sala (f) de conciertos

76

to succeed

salir adelante

77

to greet

saludar

78

to feel part of

sentirse (ie)* integrado

79

to be illiterate

ser analfabeto

80

to be cultured

ser culto

81

to be rude

ser de mala educación

82

to be over 18

ser mayor de edad

83

trade union

sindicato (m)

84

gifted

superdotado

85

to fail

suspender

86

topical issue

tema (m) de actualidad

87

to have bad manners

tener (ie)* malos modales

88

to have one's head screwed on

tener (ie)* la cabeza sobre los hombros

89

to have one's feet on the ground

tener (ie)* los pies sobre la tierra

90

chalk

tiza (f)

91

term

trimestre (m)

92

student visa

visado (m) de estudiante

93

One can never know too much

El saber no ocupa lugar

94

Experience is the father of wisdom

La experiencia es la madre de la ciencia

95

There is no substitute for experience

Más sabe el diablo por viejo que por diablo

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When in Rome, do as the Romans (do)

Donde fueres, haz lo que vieres

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Jack of all trades, master of none

El que mucho abarca poco aprieta