Wordlist: University basics - List 2

 

1. Wordlist

    • professor, professors[pɹəˈfɛsə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a teacher or faculty member at a college or university
    • Example:
      • We don't really talk to our professors, we just listen.
      • Synonym(s):
        prof
    • semester, semesters[sɪˈmɛstə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • half of a school year or of an academic year such as fall or spring semester
    • Example:
      • I will graduate at the end of the spring semester.
    • course, courses[kɔː(ɹ)s](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a learning programme, as in a school
    • Example:
      • I need to take a French course to pep up.
  • library
    • library, libraries[ˈlaɪbɹəɹɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an institution which holds books and/or other forms of stored information for use by the public or qualified people
    • Example:
      • The university library holds many books.
  • campus
    • campus, campuses[ˈkæm.pʌs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the grounds or property of a school, college, university, often understood to include buildings and other structures
    • Example:
      • The campus is sixty hectares in size.
  • refectory
    • refectory, refectories(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a dining area in an institution where meals may be purchased or brought in from elsewhere
    • Example:
      • We often meet in the refectory at noon.
      • Synonym(s):
        cafeteria (AE)
  • seminar room
    • seminar room, seminar rooms(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a room in a university building where seminars are held
    • Example:
      • The seminar room can hold more than 200 people.
    • lecture, lectures[ˈlɛk.tʃə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to group
    • Example:
      • During class today the professor delivered an interesting lecture.
  • lecture theatre
    • lecture theatre, lecture theatres(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large room where lectures are held
    • Example:
      • We never have classes in the lecture theatre.
  • lecturer
    • lecturer, lecturers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who gives lectures, especially as a profession; a member of a university or college below the rank of assistant professor or reader
    • Example:
      • The lecturer stopped talking as the bell rang.
      • Synonym(s):
        instructor (AE)
    • give a lecture on(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Yesterday the professor gave a lecture on American history.
    • admissions(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • the office, belonging to a university, which gives students the permission to study at the university
    • Example:
      • Send your letter of motivation to Admissions.
    • financial aid(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a service which enables students to study by lending them money
    • Example:
      • She needs to apply for financial help because her parents cannot give her any money.
    • scholarship, scholarships(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a specific kind of financial aid given to a student, sometimes by the government or another institution that supports students
    • Example:
      • Due to the scholarship she could study abroad.
      • Synonym(s):
        allowance, grant, stipend, subsidy, bursary
  • notice board
    • notice board, notice boards(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a board, hanging on a wall, on which notices and announcements are posted
    • Example:
      • I found a job offer on the notice board.
      • Synonym(s):
        bulletin board (AE)
 

2. Vocabulary Trainer

Vocabulary trainer

 
What would you like displayed?
Which content would you like to enter?
 
 

3. Games

professor
semester
course
library
campus
refectory
lecture
lecturer
admissions
scholarship
 
en

     
       

      Guessed right:

         
         
         

        Word and Definition

         
        en
        Tries: 0

        campus
        the grounds or property of a school, college, university, often understood to include buildings and other structures
        professor
        a teacher or faculty member at a college or university
        refectory
        a dining area in an institution where meals may be purchased or brought in from elsewhere
        scholarship
        a specific kind of financial aid given to a student, sometimes by the government or another institution that supports students
        notice board
        a board, hanging on a wall, on which notices and announcements are posted
        seminar room
        a room in a university building where seminars are held
        lecturer
        a person who gives lectures, especially as a profession; a member of a university or college below the rank of assistant professor or reader
        financial aid
        a service which enables students to study by lending them money
        lecture
        a spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to group
        semester
        half of a school year or of an academic year such as fall or spring semester
        give a lecture on
        course
        a learning programme, as in a school
        lecture theatre
        a large room where lectures are held
        library
        an institution which holds books and/or other forms of stored information for use by the public or qualified people
        admissions
        the office, belonging to a university, which gives students the permission to study at the university
         
         
         

        Word and Image

         
        en
        Tries: 0

        refectory
        cafeteria
        campus
        campus
        lecturer
        lecturer
        seminar room
        seminar room
        notice board
        notice board
        library
        library
        lecture theatre
        lecture theatre
         
         
         

        Definition and Image

         
        en
        Tries: 0

        lecturer
        a person who gives lectures, especially as a profession; a member of a university or college below the rank of assistant professor or reader
        campus
        the grounds or property of a school, college, university, often understood to include buildings and other structures
        library
        an institution which holds books and/or other forms of stored information for use by the public or qualified people
        cafeteria
        a dining area in an institution where meals may be purchased or brought in from elsewhere
        notice board
        a board, hanging on a wall, on which notices and announcements are posted
        seminar room
        a room in a university building where seminars are held
        lecture theatre
        a large room where lectures are held
         
         
         
         

        Learn more ...