What are the past, present and future trends for these things in your country? Choose one topic and see if your partner agrees with your description.
Dropping out of uni
English-medium courses/ Use of English in universities
Entrance requirements/ The difficulty of entering university
Fees/ The cost of education
Number of hours studied at school/ university/ Length of the school week
People taking undergraduate degrees (percentage and overall numbers)
Respect for teachers
Students working part time
Study of English
Study of other languages
Use of cram schools
Use of student halls
Use of technology in education
What phrases can you use to talk about trends?
With a partner, brainstorm at least two phrases into each of the categories below.
Going up and down
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