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New Semester

Postby dtp883 » Thu 13 Aug 2009 12:57 am

It's a new semester and there are many students here. I want to know what your classes are if you're a student for this new semester/year. If you aren't in High School/College/GED program you could list other classes you might be taking such as language classes, etc.

I'll start I guess:
1. English
2. Algebra 2
3. Spanish
4. World History AP
5. Biology
Native: English (NW American)
Advanced: Spanish
Intermediate: French
Beginning: Arabic (MSA/Egyptian)
Some day: German
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Re: New Semester

Postby Declan » Thu 13 Aug 2009 1:37 am

Compulsory:
English
Irish
Maths
French and German (one modern european language is a prerequisite for university entry)
Options:
Physics
Chemistry
Design and Communication Graphics (maybe known outside and in Ireland as Technical Graphics or Drawing)
Applied Maths

6 is the minimum amount of subjects for Leaving Cert.

BTW, what is Algebra 2? Is that harder than Algebra 1? When I say Maths, that includes Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry etc.
Native: English
Very good: Irish
Reasonable: German, French
Very basic: Latin.
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Re: New Semester

Postby dtp883 » Thu 13 Aug 2009 1:52 am

Algebra 2 is harder than Algebra 1, it's like a continuation. At my school, and probably others, the four years of math are; Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry/Math Analysis. BUT some students like me took Algebra 1 in Jr High so the four years are; Geometry, Algebra 2, Trig/MA, Calculus. Each course is suppose to build on the others and I really don't know why geometry splits the two years of algebra. My geometry teacher told us, his class, that it wasn't a good idea.

I hope you understand me, the message is kind of jumbled.
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Re: New Semester

Postby sokuban » Thu 13 Aug 2009 3:03 am

I'm going to University next year. Kinda nervous. Also I'll be studying linguistics!

East Asian Civilizations
East Asian History
Linguistics
Anthropology
Chinese

Is my plan, but I haven't gotten in the Chinese course yet.
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Re: New Semester

Postby Sobekhotep » Thu 13 Aug 2009 4:18 am

I can't go back to university yet because I've got no money. :cry:
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Re: New Semester

Postby Talib » Thu 13 Aug 2009 4:27 am

I still need to find a place to live!
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Re: New Semester

Postby Aeetlrcreejl » Thu 13 Aug 2009 4:52 am

I guess this is where I put my high school courses.

Pre-Calculus
Chemistry I
Latin V AP
English
History
Physics I
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Re: New Semester

Postby Sobekhotep » Thu 13 Aug 2009 5:21 am

Talib wrote:I still need to find a place to live!

Residence halls are full?
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Re: New Semester

Postby Stosis » Thu 13 Aug 2009 5:34 am

I'll be starting my third year of university in September, my program is classical archaeology. Here are my courses:

1. Introduction to Human Osteology
2. Latin (third year)
3. Greek (first year)
4. Classics 101 (yep, I'm only just taking it now)
5. The Hellenistic and Roman Near East
6. Archaeology and the Physical Sciences

Six courses, looks like I'll be busy. Their all required except osteology but I was going to have another chance to take it. And I mean, come on, bones are awesome.
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Re: New Semester

Postby kaenif » Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:02 am

I'm going to Senior Secondary this September, and I'm one of the first students to experience the 3-3-4 system (3 years JS, 3 years SS, 4 years U, while the old system is 3-2-2-3 from UK).
Compulsary:
Chinese
English
Maths
Liberal Studies (Discuss news and stuff)

And I've chosen:
Phy Chem Bio as 2 subjects, as 2 of which will combine into "combined science" in SS2.
ICT (IT, CIT, or whatever you call it :? )

There are extensions for Maths, and I've decided to have Extension 2 [Algebra and Calculus?]
Some may study 1 more subject by themselves, and that makes a maximum of 8 subjects in the new HKDSE (Diploma for Secondary Education?) Exam 3 years later.
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