Abitur


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Abitur

(ˌɑːbɪˈtʊə)
n
the final school examination in Germany
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Abu Dhabi: A student in Abu Dhabi has become the first Emirati to earn the Abitur certificate for passing the German secondary school final exams.
I left three weeks before the Abitur because I did not understand a word of physics, maths or chemistry.' He got by because his friends had done his homework for him, but they could offer no help in this graduating exam.
Die FHs sollten nicht nur als alternative Ausbildungsstatten dienen, sondern zugleich auch die Rekrutierung von Studierenden ermoglichen, die uber keinen gymnasialen Schulabschluss (Abitur, Maturitat), dafur aber uber eine berufliche Qualifikation in einem der gewahlten Studienrichtung verwandten Beruf verfugen.
Thus in Germany just now, some 36,000 students in Baden-Wurttemberg have signed a petition complaining about the English-language portions of the Abitur, or secondary-school, examand their complaint is, on a first level, reasonable and clear.
Imperial College London also requires three A-levels and rather than demanding a fourth they are more concerned with the grades of the student, also taking into account school leaving qualifications from other countries, such as the French Baccalaureate, the German Abitur and USA qualifications.
The more intellectual minority spend their last year in an academic high school (Gymnasium), where the student must pass the abitur test to get to a university.In Italy, 11 to 14 year olds are in the scuola media (junior) the 14 to 18 year olds are in the scuola superiore (senior).
Potschke took the Abitur (high school graduation) in 1941, was subsequently mobilized for military service, and became an officer in 1944 (lieutenant of a tank regiment).
The largest proportion, 46% of the students, was educated according to the German Abitur system.
Mittelschule in Tallinn, das Abitur legte sie an der 42.