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Academic

I enjoy academic subjects like history. Connected to education, especially school or university.

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Undergraduate

Undergraduates usually do a three-year course. A university student studying for their first degree.

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Graduate

She's an Oxford graduate. He graduated last year. A person who has finished their degree

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Tutor

Sb who teaches and looks after a student or a small group of students.

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Professor

The highest level of teacher in a university.

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Lecture

A talk given to a large group to teach them a subject. ( the person is a lecturer )

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Seminar

A class at a university where a small group discuss a subject with a tutor.

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Debate

We had a great debate. A formal discussion.

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Attend sth

Go to sth, or be present at sth.

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Take notes

Write word quickly to help you remember sth.

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Read widely

Read a lot of different kinds of books

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Write a thesis

Do a long piece of writing on a particular academic subject.

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Do research

Do a long and careful study of a subject.

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Continuous assessment

We don't have exams, it's all continuous assessment. A way of judging students by looking at the work they do during the year.

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Away from home

In a different place from your home. Opp= at home

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Freedom

The right or ability to say or do what you want.

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Hall of residence

( in universities) a building where students live.

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Opportunity

Chance

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Homesick

Sad because you are away from home and you miss it.

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Manage sth

Be in control of sth

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Fees

Money you pay for professional advice or service of a doctor, lawyer, etc.

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Tuition fees

It's the money that you pay to be taught.

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Loan

If you take out a loan, you borrow money, usually from bank.

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Scholarship

Money that an organization gives sb to help them study.

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Flexible

Able to change easily. Flexibility (n)

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Revision

Study sth again to prepare for an exam. Revise (v)

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In time

If you are in time for sth, you arrive before or at the correct time.

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On time

If you are on time for sth, you arrive at exactly the correct time. He arrived in time for the lesson. (= before the lesson started.) The lesson started on time. (= at the correct time.)