Ứng dụng Collocation vào Speaking – Unit 16: Study and learning

 (Nguồn: English Collocations In Use Intermediate – Unit 28)

Chủ đề Học tập là một trong những chủ đề quen thuộc và có liên quan đến đời sống hàng ngày của mỗi chúng ta. Nhưng liệu rằng các bạn đã biết hết những cách diễn đạt hay về chủ đề này trong Tiếng Anh? Bạn sẽ miêu tả các giai đoạn trong học tập như thế nào?

Hãy cùng IZONE học những cụm từ diễn đạt hay về chủ đề Học tập trong bài viết này nhé.

A. Alternatives to do and get

Expressions with do/getalternatives
Do an examI have to sit/take an exam in biology at the end of the term
Do research, do a research projectOur class carried out/conducted a research
Do a courseI decided to enroll on/take a course in computer programming.
Do a degree/diplomaShe studied for/took a degree in engineering
Do a subjectI studied/took history and economics in high school
Do an essay/assignmentAll students have to write an essay/assignment at the end of the term
Do a lecture/talkProfessor Parkinson gave a lecture on the American Civil War
Get a degree/diplomaHe obtained/was awarded a diploma in Town Planning in 1998
Get a gradeHer essay received/was given an A-grade
Get a qualificationYou will need to obtain/acquire a qualification in social work
Get an educationThe country is poor; only 27% of children receive basic education

Các bạn hãy xem nghĩa và giải thích chi tiết cho từng câu tại đây nhé:

(Nhấp vào đây để xem hướng dẫn)

B. Talking about studying and learning

Student: Do we have to go to all the lectures to do the course or just yours?

Teacher: You must attend all the lectures to complete the course.

Student: Excuse me. Where will next week’s class be? In this room?

Teacher: No. Next week’s class will be held in Room 405.

Student: When do we have to give you our essays?

Teacher: You have to hand in your essays on Friday.

Student: When do we have to send in our university applications?

Teacher: You have to submit your application by December 1st

Student: What do I have to do if I want to leave the course?Teacher: If you want to withdraw from the course, you have to go to the College Office.

Các bạn hãy xem nghĩa và giải thích chi tiết cho từng câu tại đây nhé:

(Nhấp vào đây để xem hướng dẫn)

C. More collocations connected with study and learning

Do you keep a vocabulary notebook? It’s a good way of recording new collocations. I did the first draft of my essay last week and the final draft this week. I have to hand it in tomorrow. Then the teacher gives us feedback after about a week.

We don’t have exams at my school. We have continuous assessment. 

The local technical college provides training for young people in a variety of professions. After secondary school, 30% of the population go on to higher/tertiary education, and 20% of adults do some sort of further education course during their lives. Does your government recognise foreign qualifications for school teachers?

Các bạn hãy xem nghĩa và giải thích chi tiết cho từng câu tại đây nhé:

(Nhấp vào đây để xem hướng dẫn)

D. Exercise

Bài 1: Thay thế các từ do get trong đoạn dưới đây bằng những từ hay hơn:

I have three daughters. The oldest one did a degree in economics at Birmingham University. She got her bachelor’s degree last year and is now doing some research on taxation laws in different countries. The second one is doing a course at Newcastle University. She’s doing history. She loves it, though she says she has to do far too many assignments. My youngest daughter is still at school. She’s doing her school-leaving exams in the summer. She’ll go to university next year if she gets good enough grades in her exams. She wants to do sociology and then get a social work qualification. My daughters are all getting a much better education than I ever had.

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Bài 2: Hoàn thành những câu hỏi sau:

1. What homework do we have to tonight?
2. In which month do students usually their final exams in your country?
3. Who do we have to our essays in to?
4. Who is today’s lecture on Shakespeare?
5. What do we need to do if we want to from the course?
6. In which room is the translation class going to be ?
7. Have you done the first of your essay yet?
8. Do you prefer exams or continuous?
9. Do you always to all your lectures?
10. Does the college training in computer skills?

Bài 3: Chọn tổ hợp từ phù hợp:

1. I’m happy to say that you have all sat/taken/passed your maths test.

2. Will the teacher give/provide/make us some feedback on our essays?

3. The university agrees/recognises/takes the school-leaving exams of most other countries.

4. It isn’t compulsory to assist/attend/listen all the lectures at this university.

5. How long will it take you to complete/carry out/fulfill our degree?

6. You must submit/send/write your application in before the end of June.

7. You must submit/send/write your application in before the end of June/

8. I want you all to write/hold/keep a vocabulary notebook.


Bài 4: Trả lời các câu hỏi sau: (Đáp án chỉ mang tính chất tham khảo)

1. At what age do children in your country sit their final school exams?

2. How long does it take in your country to do a degree in Medicine?

3. Give one advantage you think continuous assessment has over traditional exams.

4. What sort of feedback might a teacher give a student who has just given a presentation

in class?

5. Give one advantage for a learner of English of doing homework.

6. What advice about keeping a vocabulary notebook would you give to someone starting

to learn English?

7. What is the difference between further education and higher or tertiary education?

8. What would you expect to be the difference between the first draft of an essay and the

final draft?


Điểm số của bạn là % – đúng / câu

E. Practice

Part 1:

1.  What do you study/did you study in university?

(*) Cố gắng sử dụng 1 số collocations Gợi ý để hình thành câu trả lời. Lưu ý là bạn KHÔNG cần dùng tất cả collocations này trong câu trả lời của mình, chỉ cần chọn ra 1 vài collocations hữu ích.

do a course, carry out/conduct a research/project, sit/take an exam, get a degree, get a qualification, higher education, recognise qualifications

2. What do/did you do as a university student?

keep a notebook, go to the lectures, attend the lectures, give essays, do research, do an essay/assignment, hand in essay, get a grade

3. Would you say you are a good student?

study for a degree, enroll in a course, go to the lectures, attend the lectures, hand in essay, keep a notebook, obtain a diploma

Part 2:

Describe your time at college/university. 

You should say:

  • When it was
  • What you did there
  • How you felt about that time

submit university applicationtake a subject, go to the lectures, do a research project, do an exam, receive/be given an A-grade, write an essay/assignment, hand in our essays


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