Escuela y Educación en Inglés: Vocabulario

Escuela y Educación en Inglés: En esta lección aprenderemos el vocabulario relacionado con la escuela y la universidad.

Asignaturas en el colegio en inglés

Asignaturas

Traducción

English

Inglés

French

Francés

German

Alemán

Spanish

Español

mathematics

Matemáticas

history

Historia

geography

Geografía

biology

Biología

art

Arte

physics

Física

chemistry

Química

computer science

Informática

physical education

Educación Física

religious education

Religión

Las asignaturas de la escuela (excepto los idiomas) no se escriben con mayúscula inicial. Los cursos de universidad (Introduction to Philosophy, Bioengineering) deben escribirse con mayúscula.

Cosas útiles en la escuela/universidad

Nombre

Traducción

board

pizarra

board marker

rotulador de pizarra

notice board

tablón de anuncios

sheet of paper

hoja de papel

pencil

lápiz

crayon

ceras

ruler

regla

notebook

cuaderno

textbook

libro de texto

desk

escritorio

eraser

borrador

paper clip

clip

drawing pin

chincheta

 

Nombre

Traducción

chair

silla

scissors

tijeras

pencil case

estuche

calculator

calculadora

clock

reloj

globe

globo terráqueo

computer

ordenador

backpack

mochila

pencil sharpener

sacapuntas

colored pencils

lápices de colores

highlighter pen

marcador

Scotch tape

cinta adhesiva

I need my colored pencils. I will attend my Art classes in a few minutes.

Students need to bring two pencils and a pencil sharpener during the examination day.

I put all my notebooks and textbooks in my backpack.

We have to bring calculators for our Physics exam tomorrow.

It’s better to use the highlighter to mark the important words.

 

Phrasal verbs útiles sobre colegio y Educación en Inglés

Phrasal verb

Significado

Ejemplo

Traducción

catch on

to understand

The first few Chinese lessons were really difficult, but I think I’m catching on now.

entender

drop out

to stop going to school, to leave school

Many young teens are dropping out of school to find a job.

abandonar

fall behind

to be behind the schedule

Jim’s falling behind because of the absences we had.

quedarse atrás

find out

to discover or learn something you don’t know

The students found out the reason who Thomas Edison was.

descubrir

go over

to review or check again something

Just leave your answers; I’ll go over them this breaktime.

repasar

hand in

to give your work to somebody; to submit

The pupils handed in their exams to the teacher.

entregar

hand out

to give so that people will have one or some

The teacher handed out the exams to the students.

repartir

cut out

to remove a part by cutting

My teacher asked me to cut the pictures out.

separar

look up

to find information in a book, in the internet

I don’t know what that word means. I have to look it up in the dictionary.

buscar información

miss out

to not include

Don’t miss out the important information in your report.

omitir

mix up

to confuse two things or people

I always mix up ‘sensible’ and ‘sensitive’.

confundir

opt for

to choose a thing or person

Hanna opted for French because she didn’t like physical education.

optar por, elegir

run through

to read something quickly in order to check it

We have to run through our notes before the exam.

hojear

sign up

to take part or join in an organization

We signed up for the drama club.

registrarse, unirse

kick out

to force someone to leave a place

The principal kicked him out of the school for bullying.

echar

read over

to read something again from the very beginning

We’ll read over the first part of the chapter but we didn’t do the exercises.

leer de nuevo

put off

to delay

The teacher decided to put off the exam for a week.

retrasar, posponer

Edificios y lugares de la Escuela y Educación en Inglés

Nombre

¿Qué es?

Traducción

classroom

a room in which students learn

aula

school grounds

the land surrounding a school

áreas de la escuela

campus

the area of land containing all the buildings of a university

campus

schoolyard / playground

an area in the school where students usually play games or sports

patio

principal’s office

an office where the principal stays and offices

oficina del director

music room

a room in a school where students learn to sing, play musical instruments or anything related to music

aula de música

art room

a room in school for teaching visual arts

aula de arte

computer room

a room of computers for students who specialized in computer education

aula de informática

library

a room in a school where students, teachers and everyone in school gain access to resources/information

biblioteca

locker

a place in a school where students put their belongings

taquilla

playing fields

large areas of land where different sports are played

campos

toilet

a room in a school where students urinate or defecate

aseos

Frases y verbos útiles  sobre Escuela y Educación en Inglés

An English teacher teaches about the subject and verb in the sentence.

We learn how to read and write in primary schools.

Students should do their homework.

My university professor gives a lecture on Mathematics; we take notes and ask questions if we are confused.

We have to take a History course in school. At the end of the course, we take or do an examination. All students hope to pass the examinations but some of them will fail the exams.

If we pass the final examinations in a university, we get a degree.

Ejercicios sobre Escuela y Educación en Inglés

Une la columna A con la columna B.

A

B

1.       play team sports and other physical activities (j)

a.       religious education

2.       learn to use software and know the hardware (i)

b.       physics

3.       solve numerical problems (g)

c.       history

4.       do vocabulary exercises and use them in a sentence (f)

d.       chemistry

5.       draw or paint and other visual things (e)

e.       art

6.       learn about the life cycle of the butterfly (h)

f.        English

7.       learn about the composition of water (d)

g.       mathematics

8.       learn about the past (c)

h.       biology

9.       study the law of gravity (b)

i.         computer science

10.   the study of people’s beliefs, ceremonies and traditions (a)

j.         physical education

Completa las oraciones usando el phrasal verb correcto de la caja.

catch on

drop out

fall behind

hand in

go over

opt for

mix up

look up

hand out

  1. “Letty, you’re absent for two weeks. There’s a lot of discussions that you ________.” (miss out)
  2. We are given three subjects to study for the summer class. I ______ the swimming class instead of the sewing class. (opt for)
  3. I always _______ the formula in Math. They’re confusing. (mix up)
  4. “Class don’t forget to ______ your assignments tomorrow. Late submission will not be accepted anymore.” (hand in)
  5. “Class, I have to ______ your thesis papers. I will return them after two days.” (go over)
  6. Due to the hurricane, we suspended the class for a week. The students are ________ with their lessons now. (falling behind)
  7. I don’t know what this word means. I will _____ it _____ in the dictionary. (look up)
  8. I hope you can ______ with our lessons. You’ been absent for how many days. (catch on)
  9. “Mary, please ____ these papers ____ to your classmates. Make sure everyone has a copy.” (hand out)

 Ejercicios de comunicación sobre Escuela y Educación en Inglés

  1. What was your favorite subject when you were in high school? Why did you like it?
  2. Do you like math? If not, what makes mathematics a difficult subject? If yes, explain.
  3. What major did you study in college?
  4. What part of school do you like the most?
  5. When you were a student, how did you spend your free time?