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lesson

Pronunciation: /ˈlesn/

Translation of lesson in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (educational) 1.1 (class, period) clase (feminine) 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 sth dar* or (Chile) hacer* clases de algo to take lessons in sth tomar clases de algo, dar* clases de algo (Spain/España)
    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) lección (feminine) 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) lección (feminine) 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, escarmentar* 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/Religión] lectura (feminine) 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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