University Education | English Speaking Practice

Asking for information

Here are some questions you can ask about a person’s education.

‘Are you a student?’ ‘Yes. I’m studying medicine.’

‘Are you studying?’ ‘No, I’m working.’ / ‘No, I left school last year.’

‘What do you study?’‘I am studying physics / chemistry / medicine / engineering.’

‘Where do you study?’ ‘I’m at Jaipur University.’ / ‘I study at Jai Hind College.’

‘Which university are you at?’ / ‘I’m at Jaipur University.’

‘Which year are you in?’ ‘I’m in my first / second / third /final year.’

‘What are you doing at the moment?’ ‘I’m doing a diploma course in electronics.’

‘What college do you go to?’ ‘I go to the St. Stephen’s College.’

‘What is your brother doing now?’ ‘He’s doing masters in law.’

‘What do you want to do after graduation?’ ‘I want to do post-graduation.’

‘Which university did you go to?’ ‘I went to the Oxford University.’

‘Did you go to university?’ ‘No, I didn’t go to university.’ / ‘I never went to university.’

‘What did you study at university?’ ‘I studied physics / law / literature / business at university.’

‘What do you want to do after university?’ ‘I want to get a job.’

‘How many more semesters do you have to go?’ ‘I still have two semesters to go.’

‘What are you going to do after you’ve finished your studies?’ ‘I want to get a job.’ / ‘I don’t know what to do after university. I might look for a job.’

Asking about exams

‘Your exams are over, aren’t they?’ ‘No, they are starting next week.’

‘Do you have any exams coming up?’ ‘Yes, my third semester exams are due next month.’

‘You are through with your exams, aren’t you?’ ‘Yes.’