1. catch on
Today we are going to learn “catch on”. It means to understand.
A: You catch on really quickly.
B: That’s because you’re a good teacher. You make everything seem so easy.
2. qualify for…
Another phrase is “qualify for…”. It means to have the legal right to have or do something because of the situation you are in.
A: Do I qualify for the scholarship to England?
B: I’m sorry. You have to be a graduate student.