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Glossary: Obligatory English education may end

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Obligatory English education may end, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Obligatory English education may end, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

admit – priznať
apply – uchádzať sa
argue – argumentovať
assign – určiť
attend – navštevovať
average – priemerný
capability – schopnosť
college – vysoká škola
comprise – zahŕňať
compulsory – povinný
conditions – podmienky
confirm – potvrdiť
conservatory – konzervatórium
contribution – prínos/príspevok
curriculum – vzdelávací program
demand – dopyt
different – rozličný
divide – rozdeliť
draft scheme – návrh plánu
element – časť, prvok
enjoy – mať potešenie z
entitle – oprávniť
excessive – nadmerný
expect – očakávať
focus – zamerať sa
follow – dodržiavať
foreign language – cudzí jazyk
generally – vo všeobecnosti
gifted – nadaný
grade – stupeň/trieda
grammar school – gymnázium
huge – obrovský
humankind – ľudstvo
choose – vybrať
including – vrátane
inconsistent – protirečiaci
insists – trvať na
instead – namiesto
inter-departmental review – medzirezortné pripomienkové konanie
introduce – zaviesť
kindergarten – škôlka
lack – chýbať/nedostatok
long-term – dlhodobý
matter – záležitosť
minority – menšina
newswire – tlačová agentúra
nurse – zdravotná sestra
nursery school – jasle
oblige – prikázať
occupation – druh práce
oppose – oponovať
opt – zvoliť/vybrať
optional - voliteľný
pass exam – prejsť testom
possess – vlastniť/držať
practice – prax
preserving – zabezpečiť
pre-school – predškolský
primary school – základná škola
properly – riadne/správne
propose – navrhnúť
provide – poskytnúť
pupil – žiak
reason – vysvetľovať
recommendation – odporúčanie
repeal – zrušenie
require – požadovať
result – výsledok
satisfy – uspokojiť/vyhovieť
secondary school – stredná škola
secondary specialised school – stredné odborné školy/ obchodné akadémie
secondary vocational school – stredné odborné učilište
securing – zabezpečiť
significant – značný
simultaneously – zároveň
soon – skoro
successor – nástupca
sufficient – dostatočný
under – v rámci
unqualified – nekvalifikovaný

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