Posted by ESC on November 11, 2003
In Reply to: To read a subject at university posted by Fred on November 11, 2003
: : What does
: : "to read a subject at university"
: : exactly mean?
: : Does it mean: "to study" or "to teach a subject as a lecturer" or both?
: : thanx very much for "reading"
: : ciaoooo
: : Milena
: to study
At most American universities, students are expected to come to class, take notes and then be tested. From movies, etc., I get the idea that at British universities students study independently, "read," under the guidance of a tutor and then are tested. Is that correct?