Simplified Speech #114 – High school electives

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Brrrriiinggg! There goes the school bell. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy look back on their high school days to talk about all of the interesting high school electives available in their schools in Canada and the U.S.

This episode is chock-full of natural English expressions to boost your English fluency to the next level. Tune in to not only improve your English listening skills, but also to learn about some of the interesting classes available in Canadian and U.S. school systems.

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High school electives, classes that students choose outside their core curriculum, help students find hidden talents or passions that might otherwise have gone undiscovered. Being able to choose which classes they want to take gives students more autonomy over their learning, making them more motivated to succeed in the classroom and more interested in the class material. Electives offer students the ability to seek out interests that will help them decide what career goals they want to pursue after graduation..

Expressions included in the study guide

  • The sky’s the limit
  • Packed
  • Well-rounded
  • To set foot in
  • Girlygirl
  • Gifted
  • To run [something] by [someone]

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Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar

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