Unit 16 :
College Registartion for Freshmen



To help freshmen in college know the procedures of registering a course.

Talk about relationship of upperclassmen and freshmen.

material icon


Repeat these words/ phrases after your teacher and use it in a sentence.

  • prerequisite (n)
  • core (n)
  • overlap (v)
  • electives (n)
  • plenty (adj)
  • sophomore (n)
  • major (n)
  • register (v)
material icon-03

Dialogue 1

Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.



Hey, Matt. Have you signed up for your fall semester yet?

Oh, not yet. I’m having trouble with the registration process.

Oh really? Well, you should signed -up for 12 credit hours for each semester.

Do those need to be core classes?

Usually, yeah. Freshmen usually take some classes for the first semester,like English 101.

But then do I have to choose my major yet?

Yes, but you can change it later if something else interests you. Just don’t put off your  required course. Get them done by your sophomore year.

Maybe i should make an appointment  with my advisor.

Yes, advisors will help you choose your core classes and electives.

What if the class times overlap?

The online registration portal makes it easy to fix your schedule. There are plenty of online courses if you can’t find one that works.

Can I take higher level courses in my first year?

Higher level courses need prerequisites, so get those done first.

I better register quickly before classes fill up!

Yeah, and don’t stress about it!

material icon

Let’s practice

Find and correct the mistake/s in the following sentences.

1.The online registration portals makes it easy to fixed your schedule.

2. Have you sign up yet  for your fall semester ?

3. I quickly better register before class.

4. Advisor will help you chose your core topic and elective.

5. There are plenty of online course.

material icon-03

Dialogue 2

Role-play Dialogue 2  with your teacher.



Hello, I need to register for a class.

 What class are you trying to take?

 I want to take a Psychology class.

 Well, there are only two classes open.

Can you tell me what days the classes are on?

One class is on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

And the other class?

That class is from ten to twelve on Monday and Wednesday.

Are you sure these are the only open classes?

 Yes, I am sure.

Okay, sign me up for the class on Monday and Wednesday.

Very well then.

material icon

Let’s practice

Scrambled sentences. Put the words in the right  order and write the sentence.

1. Monday and Wednesday class sign on  me for the up.

2. A class need i register to a for.

3. Overlap of  duties their some.

4. Domestic was she not foreign signing advisor policy on as a or.

5. History my major brother is a university at.

material icon


Share your idea with your teacher. Try to make sentences.


1.What do you think is the most difficult course to take? Why?

2. What is the hardest thing about going to college?

3. Do you feel it is necessary for young people to attend college nowadays?