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Correspondence course   /kˌɔrəspˈɑndəns kɔrs/   Listen
Correspondence course

A course offered (by mail) by a correspondence school.

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"Correspondence course" Quotes from Famous Books

... the questions and waited an anguished ten days, fearing that he would prove to lack the required aptitude for this great art. But at last the cheering news had come. He had every aptitude in full measure, and all that remained was to subscribe to the correspondence course. ...
— Merton of the Movies • Harry Leon Wilson

... fast. I rebuilt my camera for about the twentieth time and just about finished a correspondence course in nucleonics. Most repairmen take these courses. Besides their always coming in handy, the company grades your pay by the number of specialties you can handle. All this, with some oil painting and free-fall workouts in the ...
— The Repairman • Harry Harrison

... what Babbitt is as what he is trying to be. What he is is a simple and kindly man . . . what he's trying to be is the abomination of desolation; the Man who made Salesmanship an Art; the Man Who Would Not Stay Down; the Man Who Got the Million Dollar Post After Taking Our Correspondence Course; the Man Who Learned ...
— Gilbert Keith Chesterton • Maisie Ward

... When he got back from Liverpool, two months later, I found him a job in the engine room of a big printing press. He was set to work oiling the dynamos, and at ten dollars a week he had a fine chance to work his way up. Indeed, he enrolled in a Scranton correspondence course on steam engineering and enchanted his Hempstead landlady by his simple ways. That lasted just two weeks. The level ground made Tommy's feet uneasy. The last I heard he was on a steam yacht on Long ...
— Shandygaff • Christopher Morley

... education you get from a correspondence course is of a kind which, while useful for acquiring a knowledge of facts, is of very little value in the development of that culture which is the first and essential element in obtaining a 'Varsity—above all, a Balliol—scholarship. ...
— War Letters of a Public-School Boy • Henry Paul Mainwaring Jones

Words linked to "Correspondence course" :   course of study, class, course of instruction, course

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