Make certain that students are present

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Make certain that students are present

Post by Stevenloan » Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:59 pm

Hi you guys! When you were in elementary, middle or high school, what phrase did your teacher often use when they read aloud the names of all the students on the list to make certain that they are present? Was it "roll call" or "attendance check"?

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Post by BonnieL » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:36 pm

Roll call is most common here.
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Post by Bobinwales » Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:03 pm

They "Call the register" here.
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Re: Make certain that students are present

Post by Stevenloan » Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:38 am

BonnieL and Bob : Thank you two so much.
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Re: Make certain that students are present

Post by Erik_Kowal » Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:42 am

When I was in secondary school (in England), the terms they usually used were call the register, take attendance and take registration. AFAIK, take attendance is also frequently used in the US.
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Post by Wizard of Oz » Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:25 am

It's Roll Call in Aus.

WoZ who has called it
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Post by Stevenloan » Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:35 pm

Erik and WoZ: Thank you two very much for the input.
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