AG (Arbeitsgemeinschaft)

English translation: Extracurricular activities

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German term or phrase:AG (Arbeitsgemeinschaft)
English translation:Extracurricular activities
Entered by: Katja Schoone

22:20 Mar 16, 2018
German to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs / Zeugnis Jahrgangsstufe 2
German term or phrase: AG (Arbeitsgemeinschaft)
How do you call that in English?

club/study group/working group?

Text:

Teilnahme an Arbeitsgemeinschaften:

Theater-AG
Fair-Trade-Schul-Team
Umwelt-AG
Orchester

TIA
Katja Schoone
Germany
Local time: 01:09
Extracurricular activities
Explanation:
Sounds like what we would call lunchtime or after-school activities in the UK.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/After-school_activity
http://www.stmaryslevenshulme.org.uk/lunchtime-activities/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extracurricular_activity
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Lancashireman
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:09
Grading comment
Thanks again ;-)
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4 +5Extracurricular activities
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Extracurricular activities


Explanation:
Sounds like what we would call lunchtime or after-school activities in the UK.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/After-school_activity
http://www.stmaryslevenshulme.org.uk/lunchtime-activities/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extracurricular_activity

Lancashireman
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 134
Grading comment
Thanks again ;-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  AllegroTrans
7 mins

neutral  David Hollywood: hmmm
3 hrs

agree  philgoddard: That would do for the first one, but not the other two. I would say club or society.
6 hrs

agree  writeaway
7 hrs

neutral  EdithK: In my days, this expression was not used. In my kid's days, they called it electives.
15 hrs
  -> When were your 'days' and what was your location? 'Electives' unheard of in the UK. As I said in the Discussion Box, you will never get agreement in Education questions between commentators from different countries and systems.

agree  Sarah Lewis-Morgan
15 hrs

agree  Björn Vrooman: This one's the same in the States: http://college.usatoday.com/2011/12/22/college-admissions-im... Many focus on sports.
1 day 21 mins
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