1. orientation meeting/session 新生情况介绍会
例句: The University has arranged an orientation session.
2. professor’s office hour 教授答疑时间
例句: Many freshmen are uncertain or shy about utilizing a professor’s office hours.
3. lecture n. 演讲，讲课
例句: Several hundred people are expected to attend the lecture.
4. lecture hall n. 讲堂，讲演厅，报告厅
例句: The lecture hall was jammed when the professor arrived at the very last moment.
5. tutorial n. 个别指导
例句: Small group tutorials are used to discuss problems which come up in lectures.
6. deadline ['dedlain] n. 较后期限，截止时间
例句: There's no way I can meet that deadline.
7. overdue ['uv'dju:] adj. 过期的
例句: I must take these books back to the library - they're overdue.
There is a fine if the reserved library books are even one hour overdue.
8. schedule n. 时间表，计划 v. 安排，计划，
例句: According to the schedule, the first lecture begins at 9.00 am
The test is scheduled to begin in one hour.
9. time slot 时间空档
例句: If you have two final exams scheduled at the same time, you will have to move one exam to another time slot
10. signature n. 签字，签名
例句: Each child must obtain the signature of his or her parents
11. thesis ['θi:sis] n. 毕业论文
例句: a master's/doctoral thesis on the effects of global warming
12. dissertation n. 论文
例句: He wrote his dissertation on an obscure 16th-century poet.
13. course n. 课程
例句: compulsory/required/mandatory course; elective course, optional course;
foundation course， introductory course， intermediate level course， advanced course
14. elective [i'lektiv] n. 选修科目
例句: She took three electives last term.
15. option n. 选修科目
例句: She is taking French as an option next year