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English translation: lesson / class

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Italian term or phrase:lezioni
English translation:lesson / class
Entered by: Janice Giffin
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20:47 Nov 16, 2013
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Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy / organizzazione scolastica
Italian term or phrase: lezioni
Mi sembra di capire che in inglese il lermine "lezioni" è tradotto con "classes" oppure con "lessons", ma in un contesto in cui sono presenti entrambi i temini : classi (come raggruppamento di studenti) e lezioni (come associazione di classi/docenti) con quali termini è possibile garantire che sia chiara la differenza?
bcproz
Italy
lesson / class
Explanation:
Both terms are uses quite interchangeably, especially by teachers. However a lesson is defined as a given amount of instruction within a specific period of time. A lesson is a single time period of instruction. A class, while it could be used to denote the same thing, also means a 'series of lessons'. A 'lesson' is only single and cannot be a series. Here is the big difference: a 'class' also denotes a series of instruction periods in a given subject. A class also refers to the group of students that receives instruction. A lesson does not refer to a group of students.
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Janice Giffin
Italy
Local time: 20:47
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lesson / class


Explanation:
Both terms are uses quite interchangeably, especially by teachers. However a lesson is defined as a given amount of instruction within a specific period of time. A lesson is a single time period of instruction. A class, while it could be used to denote the same thing, also means a 'series of lessons'. A 'lesson' is only single and cannot be a series. Here is the big difference: a 'class' also denotes a series of instruction periods in a given subject. A class also refers to the group of students that receives instruction. A lesson does not refer to a group of students.


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesson
    Reference: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/class
Janice Giffin
Italy
Local time: 20:47
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 30
Grading comment
Thank you.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Shera Lyn Parpia
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Shera.

agree  Linda Thody
10 hrs
  -> Thank you, Linda.

agree  Peter Cox: but plural
1 day17 hrs
  -> Plural, of course, according to the context. Thanks. Peter
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