Ticket 2 English Unit 3 : Education
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Types of education
there are many types of education but the most frequent ones are : Formal , Non-formal, and informal education
- Formal education: refers to the types of learning that are taking place in an educational institution , where there is a syllabus , a teacher and is usually recognised in a qualification or a certificate .
- Non-formal education: it refers to a learning through programme (like formal education ) but it is not usually evaluated and it does not lead to certification .
- Informal education: it refers to any learning resulted from activities related to our daily life.
- Vocational education: Prepares learners for careers or professions related to a specific trade, occupation or vacation
- Special education: Describes an educational alternative that focuses on the teaching of students with special (behavioural, health academic or physical) needs that can not be met using traditional programs or techniques.
- Inclusive education: It is the one that addresses the learning needs of children, youth and adults especially those who vulnerable to marginalization and exclusion
- Gifted education: is a broad term for special practices, procedures and theories used in the education of children who have been identified as gifted or talented
- Basic education: The whole range of educational activities taking place in various settings (formal, nonformal and informal) that aim t meet the basic learning needs such as reading, writing and arithmetic
Examples of Education
- Formal education: Secondary school vocational training workshop-university studies.
- Non-formal education: Evening classes ,literacy classes.
- Informal education: Theater, television, daily life in general .
A collocation is a pair of words that generally goes or occurs together. Here are some related to education.
Other collocation :
- higher education
- university graduate
- free classes
- learning needs
- mixed classes
- cultural background
- adult illiteracy
Functions: expressing purpose Purpose
Use to , so as to, and in order to express purpose in the affirmative form.
- He is working hard to have a good grade in his exam.
- Leila plays sports in order to lose weight.
- The journalist met the president so as to interview him.
Use so as not to and in order not to express purpose in the negative form.
- They woke up early in order not to be late.
- She regularly exercises so as not to get fat.
- He helped the new policewoman so as not to fail in her first mission.
Purpose with so that
- He turned down the music so that he wouldn’t disturb the neighbours.
- He got a visa so that he can travel to the USA.
- He decided to stay in England for a while so that he could practice his English.
Purpose with for
Purpose can be also expressed by using for.
For may be followed by either a noun or a verb + ing.
- I stopped there for a chat.
- This mop is for cleaning the floor.