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foundation course

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Definition of foundation course in English:

noun

British
A course taken at some colleges and universities, either in a wide range of subjects or in one subject at a basic level, preparing students for more advanced study: when I left school I did a foundation course in art
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  • To overcome this, the university launched a foundation course designed to give students the basics - an English-language component, and then intensive tuition in maths, physics, chemistry and biology.
  • I was quite artistic and I studied an arts foundation course at Bradford College and later worked at the Alhambra Theatre backstage, in the box office and on the stage door.
  • Tim Appelbee, of Bradford College's School of Art where Bob did a foundation course before going to university, said Bob was continuing the tradition of art-school student becoming rock star.

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