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acceder a la universidad

to get into university

1

aficionado/a (m,f)

amateur

2

alumno/a (m,f)

pupil

3

aprender de memoria

to learn by heart

4

aprobar (ue)*

to pass (succeed)

5

asignatura (f)

subject

6

aula (f)

classroom

7

autoestima (f)

self-esteem

8

beca (f)

scholarship

9

biblioteca (f)

library

10

catedrático/a (m,f)

professor

11

ceder el asiento

to give up one's seat

12

ceder el paso

to give way

13

ceder la palabra

to give the floor to someone

14

clases (fpl) extra-escolares

additional clases

15

coger apuntes

to take notes

16

colegio (m) interno

boarding school

17

compañero/a (m,f) de clase

classmate

18

comportamiento (m)

behaviour

19

concienciación (f)

awareness

20

corto

dim-witted

21

curso (m) académico

academic year

22

dar pautas

to provide guidelines

23

darse bien/mal

to be good/bad at

24

deberes (mpl)

homework

25

decir (i)* palabrotas

to swear

26

documental (m)

documentary

27

educación (f) primaria

primary education

28

educación (f) secundaria

secondary education

29

ejercer una profesión

to ply a trade

30

escolarizar

to provide schooling for

31

escuela (f) privada

independent school

32

escuela (f) pública

state school

33

estar al día

to be up-to-date

34

estar chupado

to be a pushover

35

facultad (f)

faculty

36

fomentar

to encourage

37

formación (f) continua

lifelong learning

38

formación (f) profesional

vocational training

39

fracaso (m) escolar

failure at school

40

hacer horas extras

to do extra hours

41

hacer huelga

to go on strike

42

hacer pellas

to play truant

43

hacer una presentación

to give a presentation

44

idioma (m)

language

45

imponer

to impose

46

incentivo (m)

bonus

47

inculcar

to instil

48

instituto (m)

secondary school

49

laboratorio (m) de idiomas

language laboratory

50

leer ávidamente

to read eagerly

51

librería (f)

bookshop

52

listillo/a (m,f)

clever clogs

53

matricularse

to enrol

54

nota (f)

mark

55

obra (f) de teatro

play

56

obrero (m)

blue-collar worker

57

oficinista (m,f)

white-collar worker

58

ordenador (m)

computer

59

orfanato (m)

orphanage

60

periódico (m)

newspaper

61

personal (m) docente

teaching staff

62

pizarra (f)

blackboard, whiteboard

63

prejuicio (m)

prejudice

64

presentarse a un examen

to take an exam

65

profesor(a) (m,f)

teacher

66

pupitre (m)

desk

67

quebrar (ie)*

to go bust

68

recorrer mundo

to travel the world

69

redacción (f)

essay

70

rendimiento (m) escolar

performance at school

71

repasar

to revise

72

respeto (m) al prójimo

respect for your fellows

73

revista (f)

magazine

74

sabelotodo (m,f)

know-all

75

sala (f) de conciertos

concert hall

76

salir adelante

to succeed

77

saludar

to greet

78

sentirse (ie)* integrado

to feel part of

79

ser analfabeto

to be illiterate

80

ser culto

to be cultured

81

ser de mala educación

to be rude

82

sindicato (m)

trade union

83

superdotado

gifted

84

suspender

to fail

85

tema (m) de actualidad

topical issue

86

tener (ie)* malos modales

to have bad manners

87

tener (ie)* la cabeza sobre los hombros

to have one's head screwed on

88

tener (ie)* los pies sobre la tierra

to have one's feet on the ground

89

tiza (f)

chalk

90

trimestre (m)

term

91

visado (m) de estudiante

student visa

92

El saber no ocupa lugar

One can never know too much

93

La experiencia es la madre de la ciencia

Experience is the father of wisdom

94

Más sabe el diablo por viejo que por diablo

There is no substitute for experience

95

Donde fueres, haz lo que vieres

When in Rome, do as the Romans (do)

96

El que mucho abarca poco aprieta

Jack of all trades, master of none