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How long does it take to graduate from college in your country? Explain.
“pass with flying colors” = pass a class or test with high marks
“Many students passed the test with flying colors.”
“drop out of school” = stop attending school; quit school
“My sister dropped out of school because she didn’t have money to pay for tuition.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Well, did you finally Actually, I just found out that I only need to take three more classes to finish, so I’m graduating next semester.
Woman: Well, did you finally move out of your parents house? I mean you weren’t paying rent.
Man: No. I just found out that I only need to take three more classes to finish, so I’m graduating in the summer.
Woman: That’s sounds great. So, what are you going to do with your finance degree after you graduate?
Man: Well, that’s still up in the air, but I’m thinking about working for my dad. He owns a computer software company, and he needs helps in their accounting department. And if I don’t do that, I might go back to school and get an MBA.
How do people find a job before or after they graduate from college? Do colleges in your country help students find jobs, or are students responsible for getting a job on their own?
Use the Internet to find out how much college tuition costs at one or more of these schools for one year (two semesters of classes):