grammar school
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grammar school(
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muhr
 
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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. (elementary school)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la escuela primaria
(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).
The grammar school has 45 teachers and 700 pupils.La escuela primaria tiene 45 maestros y 700 alumnos.
b. la escuela básica
(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).
The grammar school is two blocks from the high school.La escuela básica está a dos manzanas de la secundaria.
c. la escuela elemental
(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).
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
I take my daughter to grammar school every morning before going to work.Llevo a mi hija a la escuela elemental cada mañana antes de irme a trabajar.
d. la primaria
(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 really enjoyed my years at grammar school.La verdad es que lo pasé muy bien durante mis años en la primaria.
e. la enseñanza primaria
(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).
(schooling stage)
What age do kids usually finish grammar school?¿Con qué edad suelen terminar los niños la enseñanza primaria?
f. la enseñanza básica
(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).
(schooling stage)
My family needed me to work so I never finished grammar school.Mi familia me necesitaba para trabajar así que nunca terminé la enseñanza básica.
g. la enseñanza elemental
(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).
(schooling stage)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Grammar school usually lasts for six years.La enseñanza elemental normalmente dura seis años.
2. (secondary school) (United Kingdom)
a. el centro estatal de educación secundaria selectiva
(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).
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
There is opposition to the plans to build more grammar schools in the county.Hay oposición a los planes de construir más centros estatales de educación secundaria selectiva en el condado.
b. la escuela secundaria
(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 used to cycle to primary school but now I go to grammar school, I have to go by bus.Iba al colegio de primaria en bici pero ahora que voy a la escuela secundaria, tengo que ir en autobús.
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