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"Enseñanza" is a noun which is often translated as "education", and "modelo" is a noun which is often translated as "model". Learn more about the difference between "enseñanza" and "modelo" below.
enseñanza(
ehn
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seh
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nyahn
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sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (schooling)
a. education
Muchos padres están preocupados por el futuro de la enseñanza primaria.Many parents are worried about the future of primary education.
2. (pedagogy)
a. teaching
Cada vez más está mejorando la calidad de su enseñanza.She's improving the quality of her teaching more and more.
3. (moral)
a. lesson
Cada fábula de las Fábulas de Esopo termina con una enseñanza.Each fable in Aesop's Fables ends with a lesson.
enseñanzas
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (doctrine)
a. teachings
Estudiábamos cada día para comprender mejor las enseñanzas de la Biblia. We studied every day to better understand the teachings of the Bible.
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el modelo, la modelo(
moh
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deh
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loh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (profession)
a. model
La modelo lucía un vestido de última moda en la pasarela.The model was sporting the latest fashion on the runway.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (clothing)
a. design
Han sacado unos modelos muy bonitos este otoño.They've put out some beautiful designs this fall.
b. model
El primer modelo de camisa que vamos a mirar tiene manga corta.The first model of shirts we're going to look at has short sleeves.
3. (example)
a. model
Este es un modelo de la próxima casa que voy a construir.This is a model of the new house I'm going to build.
4. (type)
a. model
No he decidido qué modelo de coche me gustaría más conducir.I haven't decided on what car model I'd like driving more.
5. (exemplar)
a. role model
Como baterista, Ringo Starr siempre ha sido un modelo para mí.As a drummer, Ringo Starr has always been a role model for me.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (ideal)
a. modelo
Digamos que nunca ha sido un ciudadano modelo.Let's just say he's never been a model citizen.
b. exemplary
Es muy trabajadora y un estudiante modelo.He's very hardworking and an exemplary student.
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