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Conversation Topic Week 4 (2022)

This week's conversation topic is university Here are some articles, videos and podcasts to check out in your free time.




Here's some essential university vocabulary to get you started:

Academia: The academic community at universities whose main activities include learning, teaching, and research. (noun)

College: (University) A higher education institution where you can study for an undergraduate degree (American English). (noun)

Curriculum: The subjects that are included in a course of study in a college or university. (noun)

Degree: The qualification given to students who have completed their studies at a college or university. (noun)

Dissertation: The paper written at the end of a degree course. (noun)

Lecture: An activity when students make notes and listen to the lecturer. (noun)

Master’s degree: A university degree that you get after studying for one or two years after your first degree. (noun)

PhD: : An abbreviation for Doctor of Philosophy, the highest university degree, which is obtained by doing advanced research. (noun)

Tuition fees: The money that a student pays to get an education at a university. (noun)

Undergraduate: college or university student who is studying for a first degree. (noun)


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