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Education (Part 1) | Pre-intermediate Vocabulary

education part 1 preintermediate vocabulary in English lesson

Describing Education in English

In this topic, you will learn vocabulary about education.

Learn 15 words to describe education

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Practice Exercises for Education Vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Remember the vocabulary with this memory game

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (🔊) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms


Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context

Exercise 3 – Identify the vocabulary with these flashcards

Exercise 4 – Speaking activity

To do this activity, you must use the Google Chrome web browser. You also must give permission to use your microphone.


Exercise 1

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (🔊) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms


Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

To do this activity, you must use the Google Chrome web browser. You also must give permission to use your microphone.


Vocabulary Quiz

Let us review 15 vocabulary terms to describe education.

TermPart of speechDefinition
blackboardnouna smooth, dark surface that is used for writing on with chalk in a classroom
chemistrynouna science that deals with the structure and properties of substances and with the changes that they go through
dance schoolnounan institution where instruction is given on how to move body rhythmically in a pattern of steps, especially to music
diplomanouna document which shows that a person has finished a course of study or has graduated from a school
examnouna test to show a person’s progress, knowledge, or ability
failverbto be unsuccessful
gradenouna position in a scale of ranks or qualities
historynounthe study of past events
mathnounthe science of numbers and their operations
papernouna piece of writing usually on an academic or official subject
passverbto complete (a test, class, etc.) successfully
physicsnouna science that deals with matter and energy and the way they act on each other in heat, light, electricity, and sound
projectnouna task or problem in school that requires careful work over a long period of time
sciencenounknowledge about or study of the natural world based on facts learned through experiments and observation
timetablenouna schedule showing a planned order or sequence