1. civil service
Today we are going to learn “civil service”. It means the government departments that manage the affairs of the country.
A: I’m taking the civil service exam next month.
B: I wish you good luck on it.
2. cram school
Another phrase is “cram school”. It is specialized school that train their students to meet particular goals, most commonly to pass the entrance examinations of high schools or universities.
(1). We can spend the summer studying at a cram school.
(2). An eccentric woman arrives in a small town, rents an old house and opens a cram school.