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Higher Education

Higher Education

Date: Oct 28 2007

Topic: Vocabulary

Author: gkisseberth

Lesson

Here's some vocabulary terms relating to higher education. Add more if you know them or ask about others you're not sure about.

 

 

Higher Education

Vocabulary

A. = Adjective   ADV. = Adverb   IDM. = Idiom   N.= Noun   V. = Verb

   

a college

 N. an educational institution similar to a university

a degree

 N. a title given by a university

facilities

 N. services or conveniences

a junior college

 N. an educational institution where students can begin their university education or complete two year programs

a major

N. the main field of study in which a student specializes

a minor

N. the secondary field of study in which a student specializes

to stand for

 V. to be the short form of, to represent, to mean

terminology

 N. specialized words or expressions used in a particular field, activity, job, science, etc.

to transfer

 V. 1) to move from one place to another said of people or things

B.A.

N. Bachelor of Arts, a university-level degree in a humanities-related subject

B.S.

N. Bachelor of Science, a university-level degree in a science-related subject

Masters

N. the graduate-level degree after a Bachelor and before a Ph.D. There are also different kinds of Masters, including M.A. (Master of Arts), M.S. (Master of Science), M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration), etc.

Ph.D.

 N. Doctorate, highest graduate-level degree Although Ph.D. stands for Doctor of Philosophy, it is commonly used to refer to a doctorate in any field.

 

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Staisy

Staisy

Russian Federation

 It is a very  informative schedule, and I like that some grammar examples are presented here as well.

01:54 PM Sep 19 2013 |

Abigale727

Abigale727

China

a good thing.THX

05:39 AM May 06 2013 |

a2020

a2020

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Semester:one of the two period of academic year


It was nice thx

05:37 AM Jun 14 2012 |

julie bridget

Uganda

hey,wats up you all.my obligation here is to know more/improve ma english so help me try.i’ll be grateful


10:14 AM Mar 03 2012 |

vaaad7

vaaad7

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

thank you

10:26 PM Jul 17 2011 |

Tabany_Tombe

Sudan

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08:12 AM Feb 13 2010 |

_enigma_

_enigma_

Turkey

I graduated from an engineering department ; I am a mechanical engineer so how can i describe myself? Thanks in advance.

02:52 PM Jan 24 2010 |

nawaty

nawaty

United Arab Emirates

thank you very much

08:21 AM Dec 30 2009 |

DE_CARVALLO

United Arab Emirates

nice topic

07:54 AM Dec 20 2009 |

若北北

若北北

China

usefull !

09:08 PM Nov 21 2009 |

shiko.7

shiko.7

Egypt

thanks

05:35 PM Nov 09 2009 |

reema20

reema20

Oman

thanks alot,

02:11 PM Oct 25 2009 |

Noor-alhalabi

Jordan

useful .. thanks

11:15 PM Jul 10 2009 |

Noor-alhalabi

Jordan

what a useful topic .. thanks much…show more like this =]

11:14 PM Jul 10 2009 |

eflect

India

Nice and easy.Well formulated.

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06:30 AM Apr 03 2009 |

Praew

Praew

Thailand

WoW Wonderfulllll…very goodd…

05:49 AM Jan 20 2009 |

majid_jjs

majid_jjs

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

it's brand new

thanks 

01:34 AM Jul 31 2008 |

l0veU4ever

l0veU4ever

Saudi Arabia

thank you for the new informWink

05:35 AM Mar 31 2008 |

shinasia

shinasia

Oman

good abbreviation to use

 

thank u  

11:56 AM Mar 14 2008 |

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