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“Stay in college, get the knowledge. And stay there until you’re through. If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.” (Muhammad Ali)




1 Make pairs. Introduce yourself to your partner. Include your name, school department, specialization, your likes and dislikes, where you live, your background and any other information you want to add. Your partner will then briefly introduce you to the rest of the class and vice versa.


2 Discuss the following quotes about education:


“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” (Mahatma Ghandi)


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

(Nelson Mandela)


“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” (Henry Ford)


“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” (Derek Bok)


“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” (Socrates)


“A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad.” (Theodore Roosevelt)


“The primary purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place in which to spend one's time.” (Sydney Harris)


3 Answer the following questions:

  • What is the official name of our school in English?
  • What is the structure of administration?
  • Do you know all the position titles?
  • Do you know the name of the rector, the head of your department or the head of the language department?
  • What are the names of some of your faculty’s departments and subjects?




4 Find the right definitions for the following expressions:


1. to pursue sth a. utilization, installation, application

2. unique b. to produce

3. to comprise sth c. perfectly, excellently

4. to turn out d. to be made up of, or formed from

5. core courses e. to have as its parts or members

6. total enrolment f. superior, prominent, extraordinary

7. to consist of g. to carry out, make efforts to achieve

8. to subscribe h. get, acquire

9. to operate i. the number of people registered at an institution/course

10. to provide j. to pay to receive copies of a magazine/newspaper


11. implementation k. following

12. outstanding l. the only one of its kind

13. to gain m. to give, lend

14. superbly n. modern

15. up-to-date o. central, main, key, most important

16. successive p. to run, control, manage



5 Complete the text about the ICT using the words in the box and read it:


postgraduate degree successive pursuing Master implementation depth branches outstanding staff unique public superbly Bachelor currently departments enrolment



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