Quick answer
"Faculty" is a noun which is often translated as "la facultad", and "school" is a noun which is often translated as "la escuela". Learn more about the difference between "faculty" and "school" below.
faculty(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sense)
a. la facultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't think his grandfather is in full possession of his mental faculties.No creo que su abuelo esté en pleno uso de sus facultades mentales.
2. (ability)
a. la facilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She has a faculty for picking up a new language very quickly.Tiene facilidad para aprender rápidamente un nuevo idioma.
b. la aptitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
As teachers, our aim is to encourage the faculty for independent thought in our students.Como profesores, nuestro objetivo es fomentar la aptitud de pensamiento independiente de los estudiantes.
3. (education)
a. la facultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(university department)
Mark is dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Auckland.Mark es decano de la Facultad de Educación en la Universidad de Auckland.
b. el cuerpo docente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(teaching staff)
The success of the new English Literature program depends on the faculty's support.El éxito del nuevo programa de Literatura Inglesa depende del apoyo de la facultad.
c. el profesorado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The education cuts have meant that half the faculty have lost their jobs.Los recortes en educación han hecho que se despida a la mitad del profesorado de la universidad.
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school(
skul
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (educational institution)
a. la escuela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Their children go to the same school on the bus.Sus hijos van a la misma escuela en el autobús.
b. el colegio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We have to go back to school at the end of August.Tenemos que regresar al colegio a finales de agosto.
2. (institution for higher education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la universidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My school didn't have a football team.Mi universidad no tenía un equipo de fútbol americano.
b. la facultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(department)
I went to law school after college.Fui a la facultad de derecho después de la universidad.
3. (group)
a. la escuela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Louis Sullivan is my favorite architect of the Chicago School.Louis Sullivan es mi arquitecto favorito de la escuela de Chicago.
b. el banco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(fish)
After locating a school of tuna, we caught it in the fishing net.Tras localizar un banco de atunes, lo atrapamos en nuestra red de pescar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to educate)
a. instruir
The bakers were schooled in the use of alternative fats.Los panaderos fueron instruidos en el uso de grasas alternativas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (related to the school)
a. escolar
We'll send a letter to the parents specifying what school materials the children need.Enviaremos una carta a los padres especificando qué material escolar necesitan los niños.
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