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Education: Advanced IELTS Language

The following vocabulary is from my IELTS ebook for part two of the writing test.

Rephrasing of some common topic words:

children = juveniles, youngsters

education= learning, instruction, acquiring knowledge

students = pupils

parents = caregivers, guardians, mothers and fathers

schools = educational institutions

society  = community, citizens

teachers = educators

Some useful Nouns

Word Meaning
        the curriculum the entire school program including course materials and testing of students.Everything   that a school aims to teach students.
 graduate  a person who has graduated from a school
 illiteracy  the inability to read and write
 literacy  the ability to read and write
 nurture  to help grow or develop
 pedagogy  the way of teaching including the instructional methods that is used
 qualification what someone gets when they graduate from school. For instance, a diploma is a     qualification.
 social skills  the ability to communicate and interact well with others
 student  centred   education  a philosophy of education where the student is the central focus
         tuition         the fees for studying a course

 Some useful verbs

Word Meaning
 graduate  to pass a course or level of study
 concentrate         to focus attention towards a particular activity, subject or problem
 revise  to review materials that have already been taught
 enroll  to join a class
 indoctrinate  to teach following a biased belief or point of view. For example: Hitler indoctrinated  young Germans with a hatred for other races.
 interpret  to understand in a particular way. For example, we need to interpret the meaning  of the painting.
 persevere  to not give up. To keep doing something for the success is achieved.
 procrastinate  to delay or put off doing something

Some useful Adjectives

Word Meaning
 academic  relating to education especially universities.
 co-educational  when male and female students are taught together in the same school.
 single sex  when only need male or female students are taught in the same school.
 hands-on  to learn by actually doing. We can get hands-on experience by actually doing things.
 multi-disciplinary  involving several different subjects or areas of study.
 pedagogical  relating to teaching methods and principles.
 primary education  an elementary school or the first years of formal schooling.
 secondary education  high school
 segregated  separated. For example, the classes are segregated by gender.
 tertiary education  university or vocation school
         vocational  concerns teaches the  skills  necessary for  a  particular job. This concept is   often applied to trade schools. So if you studying cooking or the penetration you are  going to a vocational school.

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