Level 2 Group 2 – Class Notes 15th October 2015


1. Maths diagnotic test.

2. Translation errors

3. Education idioms.

4. What are the most important skills for a modern person?

5. Sarwat’s presentation

6. Exam video

7. Yossef and Brunilda’s exam practice

8. Training versus education. What is the difference?

  • he passed his driving test with flying colours. He’s a fantastic driver!
  • I haven’t had an easy life, I didn’t go to university but I’ve learnt the hard way. I went to the school of hard knocks to learn my lessons about life. I am learning about British Citizenship the hard way. I live in Salford. It’s the University of LIfe!
  • I was so surprised when I saw my son with a new haircut. It was crazy, but that’s the fashion these days. I guess you live and learn.
  • Children are copycats they just listen and repeat what adults say.
  • Monica is a bookworm because she reads 5 books a week! I find it difficult to learn physics as an older person. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks, they say. To become a teacher pet is not an easy because, you need to work hard and always get 100%.
  • When Francis was young, if he did something wrong an adult would teach him a lesson. He would get a slap.
  • I corrected my English teacher’s grammar and spelling. He said, ‘Don’t teach your grandmother to suck eggs!’
  • When I was younger I learnt the hard way not to speak back to my teacher. She would smack me if I wasn’t good.
  • When you go to a new job they train you to be professional, it’s very important to learn the ropes if you’re going to be a successful mechanic.
  • I know my national anthem off by heart.
  • The government say that all students must learn the 3 Rs, that’s why we had to do an arithmetic test this morning.


multilingual adjective

UK   /ˌmʌl.tiˈlɪŋ.ɡwəl/  US   /-t̬i-/

(of ​people or ​groups) ​able to use more than two ​languages for ​communication, or (of a thing) written or ​spoken in more than two different ​languages:a multilingual ​onlinedictionary


flexible adjective (ABLE TO CHANGE)

B2 able to ​change or be ​changedeasilyaccording to the ​situation:My ​schedule is flexible – I could ​arrange to ​meet with you any ​daynext ​week.

More examples

flexible adjective (ABLE TO BEND)

C2 able to ​bend or to be ​benteasily without ​breaking:Rubber is a flexible ​substance.

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