lecture

lecture(
lehk
-
chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (education)
a. la clase
(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).
(F)
I have to go to my history lecture at 3 pm today.Tengo que ir a mi clase de historia a las 3 pm hoy.
b. la conferencia
(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).
(F)
I'm attending a lecture at the Engineering Association this week.Voy a asistir a una conferencia en la Asociación de Ingenieros esta semana.
c. la charla
(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).
(F)
Professor Pierce gave a lecture with a dozen students in the coffee shop.El profesor Pierce dio una charla con una docena de estudiantes en el café.
2. (reprimand)
a. el sermón
(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).
(M)
I got home in the early morning when my dad was getting up, and he gave me a stern lecture.Llegué en la madrugada cuando mi papá se estaba levantando y me dio un sermón severo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (education)
a. dar clases
Rogelio lectures in physics at the Panamerican University.Rogelio da clases de Física en la Universidad Panamericana.
b. dictar clases
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Jaime lectures in economics at the Central University of Bolivia.Jaime dicta clases de Economía en la Universidad Central de Bolivia.
4. (to make presentations)
a. dar conferencias
Noemi lectures on renewable energy all across the world.Noemí da conferencias sobre las energías renovables por todo el mundo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to scold)
a. sermonear
Stop lecturing me already. I got it. I won't do it again!Deja de sermonearme ya. Ya entendí. ¡No lo vuelvo a hacer!
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lecture
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (public speech)
a. la conferencia
(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).
(F)
2. (university class)
a. la clase
(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).
(F)
lecture roomsala de conferencias
lecture theateraula f
3. (colloquial)
a. el sermón
(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).
(M)
(reprimand)
to give somebody a lectureecharle un sermón a alguien, sermonear a alguien
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (colloquial)
a. echar un sermón a, sermonear (reprimand)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (give public lectures)
a. dar conferencias
6. (at university)
a. dar or
b. dictar clases
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
lecture [ˈlektʃəʳ]
noun
1 (Univ) clase (f); (by visitor) conferencia (f); (less formal) charla (f)
to attend lectures on dar or recibir clases de; seguir un curso sobre or de; to give a lecture dar una conferencia; (less formal) dar una charla
2 sermón (m)
I gave him a lecture on good manners le eché un sermón sobre buenos modales
intransitive verb
to lecture (in or on sth) dar clases (de algo); she lectures in Law da clases de derecho; he lectures at Princeton es profesor en Princeton
transitive verb
(scold) sermonear
modifier
lecture hall (n) (Univ) aula (f); (gen) sala (f) de conferencias
lecture notes (n) apuntes (m) de clase
lecture room lecture theatre (n)
lecture hall See culture box in entry lecture.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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