In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1capaz de realizar cálculos aritméticos elementalesshe's barely numerate — apenas sabe sumar y restar
- All children should be numerate but ending the rule that GCSE pupils had to study more advanced concepts such as quadratic equations and trigonometry would leave the subject to teenagers who actually enjoyed it, he said.
- In those days, we were still turning out literate, numerate children - but my aim was to give them a love of learning, too!
- I will assume my home state of Missouri to be sufficiently representative of the nationwide trend; I note that any numerate person with a calculator and Internet access can perform the following analysis in a matter of minutes.
- Public schooling confers such externalities; the public as well as individual students and parents benefit when its citizens are literate and numerate, and when they understand the benefits of democracy.
- But there is a minimal number of skills and basic knowledge that make a person numerate.
- Unless these children become literate and numerate their job prospects will be extremely limited, and a substantial proportion risk ending up either as unemployed or involved in crime, or both.
- ‘We should make it part of each prison sentence that each inmate must become demonstrably literate and numerate before they can leave prison,’ he said.
- We now have schools where barely literate and scarcely numerate children are being processed through exams so they can join the ranks of media studies and leisure management and sports development undergraduates.
- Russia has many assets: excellent scientists, a workforce that is ‘literate, numerate and co-operative’ and a reasonably educated population that is, in the main, peaceful.
- Ninety-five per cent of members in our NOP survey said the main priority for the Government should be to ensure that all young people leave school literate and numerate.
- We're one of the most literate and more numerate professions and we're highly adaptable.
- You will not find a vice-chancellor who expresses other than contempt for the Conservatives' opposition to top-up fees, nor a numerate politician or sensible policy expert who disagrees with the basic principle.
- By 10 they should be literate, both in spelling and grammar and numerate to all four disciplines of maths - addition, subtraction, division and multiplication.
- In particular, businesses expect pupils leaving school to be literate and numerate.
- It's true that if you only sample your cat, you can get 100% in favour or against, but most numerate people know this, and they know about sampling errors.
- He says he gets his gregariousness from his father, an affluent farmer who left Cornwall to take over Bardon's Victorian quarry in 1949, and his toughness and business sense - he is highly numerate - from his mother.
- There are people with severe literacy problems who cannot find work, people dependent on alcohol and drugs, people unable to manage their ordinary lives or to ensure that their children become literate, numerate or even ambitious.
- I simply don't remember not being literate and numerate, just like I cannot remember not being able to ride a horse, but I suppose that I must have been taught by my parents, who were stickers for some of the oddest traditions.
- However, O'Neill and his team now want to sell the company's product on a slightly different basis, stressing the sheer variety of products it can offer numerate traders.
- The problem - according to the programme's presenter, Economist journalist Frances Cairncross - is that they're all arts graduates, meaning they're not numerate enough.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.