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Schuler and student

Schuler and student - whats the difference, please? Is Schuler a school age student?

9/24/2012, 9:43:45 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/Katherle
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Yes, a "Schüler" is a school-age student (grades 1-13). A "Student" is somebody who studies at a university or college (Fachhochschule).

9/24/2012, 10:18:14 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/spetro626
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We used to make the same distinction in English, calling people who study at lower levels "pupils" and calling those who in higher education "students".

9/25/2012, 3:43:34 PM

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Danke!

9/24/2012, 10:44:54 PM
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