mixed ability


mixed ability
adjective (only before noun) a mixed ability school or class teaches all children of the same age together, even if they have different levels of ability

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  • mixed ability — mixed a bility adj [only before noun] a mixed ability school or class teaches all children of the same age together, even if they have different levels of ability ▪ a mixed ability group ▪ mixed ability teaching …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • ability — a|bil|i|ty W1S1 [əˈbılıti] n plural abilities [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: habilité, from Latin habilitas, from habilis; ABLE] 1.) the state of being able to do something ability to do sth ▪ the ability to walk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ability — noun plural abilities (C, U) 1 something that you are able to do, especially because you have a particular mental or physical skill: ability to do sth: Our ability to think and speak separates us from other mammals. | have the ability to do sth ( …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English