Apprenticeships vs university: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Apprentices work as electricians, carpenters, plumbers, cooks and mechanics.
Take math and science courses.
Learn to apply math and science concepts in practical ways.
The majority of employers require apprentices to have a high school diploma.
Get your driver’s license.
Apprentices are paid wages when at work, earning while they learn.
Many apprentices graduate from their programs debt-free.

Comprehension questions