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Hi, everyone! This is Rosa and today, we’ll be doing 10 phrases for surviving back to school. Let’s go!
1. comprar material escolar “buy school supplies”
Tengo que comprar una agenda escolar para este curso. “I have to buy a school diary for this course.”
2. compañero de clase “classmate”
Un compañero de clase puede convertirse en un amigo para toda la vida. “A classmate can become a friend for life.”
3. matricularse en una asignatura “enroll in a subject”
Este viernes tengo que matricularme sin falta. “This Friday, without fail, I have to enroll.”
4. hacer un examen “take an exam”
Hacer exámenes es muy cansado. “Doing exams is very tiresome.”
5. aprobar una asignatura “pass a subject”
Aprobó una signatura por los pelos y se fue a celebrarlo. “He barely passed a subject and he went to celebrate it.”
6. ir al colegio “go to school”
Lo mejor de ir al colegio es el recreo. “The best thing about going to school is recess.”
7. hincar los codos “hit the books”
Si quieres aprobar, ya estás hincando los codos. “If you want to pass, you're already hitting the books.”
8. empezar las clases “start classes”
Cuando empiezan las clases, me pongo muy nerviosa pensando si haré amigos nuevos. “When school starts, I get very nervous wondering if I will make new friends.”
9. hacer un trabajo en grupo “do a group work”
Nunca me ha gustado hacer trabajos en grupo. “I've never liked doing group work.”
10. apuntarse a una actividad extraescolar “take an extracurricular activity”
Este año estaré tan ocupado que no podré apuntarme a ninguna actividad extraescolar. “This course, I will be so busy that I won't be able to do any extracurricular activities.”
And this is the end of today’s video. Today, we did 10 phrases for surviving back to school. Please don’t forget to subscribe and check out SpanishPod101.com and tell us if you have any tips for surviving school. And I hope you liked it and see you soon. Hasta pronto!