Education
Discussion questions
•CRECHE
•PRESCHOOL
•NURSERY
•PLAYSCHOOL
•INFANT SCHOOL
What are they?
Do they have a special purpose?...
Discussion questions
•KINDERGARTEN
•ELEMENTARY
•PRIMARY SCHOOL
•JUNIOR SCHOOL
•MIDDLE SCHOOL
What are they?
Do they have a...
Discussion questions
•SECONDARY SCHOOL
•COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL
•STATE SCHOOL
•LYCEUM
•VOCATIONAL / TRADE SCHOOL
•PRIVATE SCH...
Discussion questions
•HIGH SCHOOL
•SIXTH FORM COLLEGE
•ACADEMY
•COLLEGE
•UNIVERSITY
What are they?
Do they have a special ...
Typical UK structure…

Is this good? Could it be better?
SECONDARY
SCHOOLS IN THE UK

STATE SCHOOLS

PUBLIC SCHOOLS/
INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

EDUCATION IS COMPULSORY FROM:

5th

BIRTH...
Curriculum vocabulary
Discussion…
• What subjects do you study?
• How they will help you in your future?
• Which subjects do you like and dislik...
English school exams
• 16 YEARS OLD – GCSE
• 17 YEARS OLD – AS LEVEL
• 18 YEARS OLD – A LEVEL – ADVANCED LEVEL
What exams ...
OTHER SUBJECTS
archaeology
botany
business studies
dance
drama
economics
games (sport)
geology
home economics
psychology
r...
Discussion questions
Discuss what you would like to study at…
UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE etc.
What kind of job do you want afte...
Some exam vocabulary…
to cheat
to examine
an examiner
an examination
to fail
to get through
to pass
to take an exam
to ret...
People vocabulary
graduate
head-teacher
undergraduate
lecturer
pupil
schoolboy
schoolgirl
student
teacher
instructor

•
•
...
Now…
Think about what makes a perfect school…
•What subjects would your school offer?
•What kind of rules would you have?
...
The end

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Education questions

  1. 1. Education
  2. 2. Discussion questions •CRECHE •PRESCHOOL •NURSERY •PLAYSCHOOL •INFANT SCHOOL What are they? Do they have a special purpose? What is the difference between them? Are they educational?
  3. 3. Discussion questions •KINDERGARTEN •ELEMENTARY •PRIMARY SCHOOL •JUNIOR SCHOOL •MIDDLE SCHOOL What are they? Do they have a special purpose? What is the difference between them?
  4. 4. Discussion questions •SECONDARY SCHOOL •COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL •STATE SCHOOL •LYCEUM •VOCATIONAL / TRADE SCHOOL •PRIVATE SCHOOL •INDEPENDENT SCHOOL What are they? Do they have a special purpose? What is the difference between them?
  5. 5. Discussion questions •HIGH SCHOOL •SIXTH FORM COLLEGE •ACADEMY •COLLEGE •UNIVERSITY What are they? Do they have a special purpose? What is the difference between them?
  6. 6. Typical UK structure… Is this good? Could it be better?
  7. 7. SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN THE UK STATE SCHOOLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS/ INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS EDUCATION IS COMPULSORY FROM: 5th BIRTHDAY TILL 16th BIRTHDAY
  8. 8. Curriculum vocabulary
  9. 9. Discussion… • What subjects do you study? • How they will help you in your future? • Which subjects do you like and dislike? Why? • Do you have good facilities?
  10. 10. English school exams • 16 YEARS OLD – GCSE • 17 YEARS OLD – AS LEVEL • 18 YEARS OLD – A LEVEL – ADVANCED LEVEL What exams do you have at your school? What do you think of exams? What grades do you need to do what you want?
  11. 11. OTHER SUBJECTS archaeology botany business studies dance drama economics games (sport) geology home economics psychology religious education science sociology Do any of these sound interesting?
  12. 12. Discussion questions Discuss what you would like to study at… UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE etc. What kind of job do you want afterwards? What grades do you need to get? What do you need to know?
  13. 13. Some exam vocabulary… to cheat to examine an examiner an examination to fail to get through to pass to take an exam to retake to revise to study a test • • • • • • Now practice using the vocabulary… Do students cheat at your school? What happens to people who cheat? What tests have you passed or failed? How well are you doing at school? Are you good in particular subjects?
  14. 14. People vocabulary graduate head-teacher undergraduate lecturer pupil schoolboy schoolgirl student teacher instructor • • • • • What do think your teaching staff? Do you have a good headmaster? Are the pupils well behaved? Which teachers do you like? Why? Do you have a private tutor?
  15. 15. Now… Think about what makes a perfect school… •What subjects would your school offer? •What kind of rules would you have? •What time-table would you have? •When would the school year start and finish? •What homework would students get? •What school trips would your school offer? •Draw your perfect school…
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