a) Translate the words and phrases into Russian. Is it easy to do? Why or why not?
b) Decide whether Wendy comes from the UK or the USA and how old she is. Explain why.
Middle school — 1 a school in the UK for children between the ages of 8 and 12, after they leave primary school. 2 a school in the US for children between the ages of 11 and 14, after they leave elementary school.
Public school — ] BrF. an expensive private school where students usually live as well as study. 2 AwE a school that is controlled and paid for with government taxes.
Elective subject - a course of study that you choose to do, rather than one that you must do.
Semester — one of the two periods of about 18 weeks that the school year is divided into in some countries, for example, the US.
Report card - AmE a document written by a teacher giving details of a students progress in school.
А, В, С — marks given to assess a students work, indicating its quality: highest (A), good (B), or average (C).
Private school - a school providing education that the) children's parents pay for directly.
High school — 1 in the UK, a school for children between the ages of 11 and 18. 2 in the US, a school for children between the ages of 14 and 18.