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Talking to the school guidance counselor/ Conversando con el orientador escolar

Applying for college./ Postulando para la universidad

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March 2010

 

Bryan: I wanted to talk with you about my college applications.             [Le quería consultar sobre mis postulaciones para la universidad.]

Mr. Torres: Okay. How are they going?                                                                                [Bien. ¿Cómo van?]

Bryan: They’re going alright, but I still need to write my essays.              [Más o menos bien, pero todavía tengo que escribir mis ensayos.

                Can you help me?                                                                                            ¿Me puede ayudar?]

Mr. Torres: Sure. What area are you interested in studying?                      [Claro. ¿Qué área te interesa estudiar?]

Bryan: Something in engineering, I think….                                                        [Algo de ingeniería, creo….]

 

1. Review the vocabulary below./ Repase el vocabulario de abajo.

 

Tasks for college applications/ Tareas para las postulaciones universitarias

get letters of recommendation                 “GIT LE-ters af re-ka-men-DEI-shan”                   [conseguir cartas de recomendación]

take more college prep courses                “TEIK mor KA-lich PREP KOR-ses”                        [tomar más cursos preparatorios]

take the SAT                                                      “TEIK tha ES EI TI”                                                        [tomar el examen de entrada SAT]

take the ACT                                                      “TEIK tha EI SI TI”                                                         [tomar el examen de entrada ACT]

take the TOEFL                                                “TEIK tha TO-ful”                                                           [tomar el examen de inglés TOEFL]

write my essays                                               “RAIT mai ES-eis”                                                           [escribir mis ensayos]

pay the application fees                               “PEI thi ep-li-KEI-shan fis”                                         [pagar las cuotas de postulación]

fill out the forms                                             “fil AOT tha FORMS”                                                     [llenar los formularios]

send my transcripts                                       “SEND mai TREN-scripts”                                          [mandar mis documentos de notas escolares]

 

Areas of study/ Áreas de estudio

the arts                                “thi ARTS”          [las artes]                            the social sciences          “tha SO-shal SAI-en-ses”              [las ciencias sociales]

science                 “SAI-ens”            [ciencia]                              the humanities                 “tha jiu-MEN-i-tis”                         [las humanidades/letras]

business              “BIS-nes”            [negocios]                          engineering                        “en-lli-NI-ring”                                 [ingeniería]

math                     “meth”                 [matemática]                    education                           “ed-iu-KEI-shan”                             [educación]

 

2. Pratice the dialogue./ Practique el diálogo.

Bryan: I wanted to talk with you about my college applications.             “Ai WAN-tid tu TAK tu iu a-BAOT mai KA-lich ep-li-KEI-shans.”

Mr. Torres: Okay. How are they going?                                                                                “O-KEI. JAO ar thei GO-ing?

Bryan: They’re going alright, but I still need to_________________.              “Their GO-ing al-RAIT, bat ai STIL nid tu ….

                Can you help me?                                                                                            Ken iu JELP mi?”

Mr. Torres: Sure. What area are you interested in studying?                      “SHUR. WAT EI-ri-a ar iu IN-tres-tid in STA-diy-ing?”

Bryan: Something in _________________, I think….                                                               “SAM-thing in …, ai think.”





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