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American English: /ˈlɛs(ə)n/
British English: /ˈlɛs(ə)n/

Translation of lesson in Spanish:


  • 1 (educational) 1.1 (class, period) lessons start at nine o'clock
    las clases empiezan a las nueve
    a French/piano lesson
    una clase de francés/de piano
    to give lessons in something
    dar or (Chile) hacer clases de algo
    to take lessons in something
    tomar clases de algo
    dar clases de algo (Spain)
    Example sentences
    • With the first two lessons, students are learning right away that a sketchbook is not necessarily a book of drawings, but a tool for the artist to use in many different ways.
    • Many teachers elect to continue teaching private or group lessons during the summer.
    • Word quickly spread about the convenience and economy that could result from teaching survival lessons at a distance.
    1.2 (in textbook) lesson three covers the past tense
    la tercera lección trata del pretérito
    Example sentences
    • Today's object lesson is the coverage of a promising medical breakthrough.
    • Today had to start out with one of those little object lessons in manners.
    • Despite the fact that this lesson took several class periods to complete, I feel it was definitely worth it.
  • 2 (from experience) there is a lesson to be drawn from this
    podemos aprender mucho de esto
    esto debería servirnos de lección
    to learn one's lesson
    aprender la lección
    she needs to be taught a lesson
    hay que darle una lección
    that'll teach you a lesson!
    ¡que te sirva de lección or de escarmiento!
    it was a lesson to us all
    fue una lección para todos
    Example sentences
    • I had received a memorable lesson in the ability of inexplicable experience to produce powerful emotion.
    • Discover the hidden lesson in each experience to develop a profound understanding of life and yourself.
    • When you are constantly aware, every experience becomes a lesson in life.
  • 3 (Religion) to read the lesson
    leer la lectura
    Example sentences
    • A few days after reading this report I opened my Bible to read the lesson for the daily office.
    • Although not a regular worshipper at St Mary's, he often read Christmas lessons at the church, and was heavily involved in the Thundridge community.
    • It is not achieved either, when one or two persons out of a crowd of hundreds read a lesson or take part in a prayer.
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