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Spanish Vocab---School / La escuela

Thank you everyone for helping me update my lists! If there are any other native Spanish speakers that have any more suggestions feel free to write in the comments section!

  1. alumno(a) = student
  2. bolígrafo/pluma = pen
  3. cuaderno/libreta = notebook
  4. curso/grado = academic year there are other uses for curso* in the language
  5. diccionario = dictionary
  6. director/principal = principal
  7. estuche/cartuchera = pencil case
  8. examen = exam
  9. lápiz = pencil
  10. lápiz de colores/colores/lápices de colores(plural) = colored pencil(s) [ceras/ceras de color/crayones/crayolas( last one adopted by the brand of crayola crayons) = crayons]
  11. libro/libro de texto = textbook/book
  12. uniforme = uniform
  13. enciclopedia = encyclopedia
  14. goma/goma de borrar = eraser
  15. borrador = eraser (for chalkboard)
  16. lección = lesson
  17. maestra/(o) = teacher
  18. mochila = backpack
  19. nota/calificación = grades
  20. pizarra/pizarrón = chalkboard
  21. pregunta = question
  22. tarea = homework
  23. cartulina = poster
  24. grapadora = stapler
  25. pupitre = student desk pubitre can be related to: pupilo(a), which means pupil or another word for student or disciple. Now, when using the fem. of pupilo - pupila* you can also refer to the pupil which is (eye part) the same as in English. The reason could be that it is a word we adopt from the English Language or it can be viceversa.
  26. regla = ruler
  27. pega/pegamento = glue
  28. tijera(s) = scissors
  29. papel = paper
  30. papel de contrucción = construction paper
4 years ago

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They're not bad, actually they're well transalted. However some of these words aren't used as often as others (at least in Mexico and Latin America, these are more Spain orientated words). - "Color" can also be a translation to "colored pencil". - "Calificación" is a more used translation to "grade". ( FUN FACT: Actually when Spanish-speaking people learn English they often say "calification" instead of "grade" as a mistake). - "Pizarrón" is a more used translation to "chalkboard" or "board".

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChristinaJ942424

I mostly learned Spain orientated words in HS and I thought I would continue that until I "mastered" them, then eventually learn other forms of Spanish.

4 years ago

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Nota is most definitely used in Spain, though ive neverrrrrr heard colegial/a. Alumnos is used a lot, and estudiantes is used at times. Boligrafo is almost always shortened to boli. And colores can refer to crayons or colored pencils. Though technically its lapices de colores and ceras for crayons. For homework, the teachers most commonly say los deberes. Oh and in Spain, they say pizarra not pizarron. So it depends a lot on who youll be speaking to. Hope that helps!

Other vocab: Stapler- grapadora Cartulina - poster Pupitre - a students desk Carpeta - folder

4 years ago

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Great! this is what I'm reffering to, thanks for contributing :)

4 years ago

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No worries! I think these lists are great!

4 years ago

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Excelent way for studying! As for the Spanish variant, I can't help you, but I wish you luck anyways. Hope you improve as you wish ;)

4 years ago

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Note: I eliminated the articles and left the words alone for now, I also added a few more words that were suggested. Also, added words and added other ways of naming this articles to my knowledge there can be more ways and just slip my mind. I tried to explain some so it won't be as confusing, hopefully. There are so many variants depending where you grow up or where you learn but I hope this gives you ageneral idea of what can be understood by these terms.

BIG NOTE: if any other native Spanish speakers have suggestions, please feel free to contribute or correct because most of the words that I wrote I think are better known in the Carribean and South America. It just goes to show how languages is something that you never fully learn or aqquire.

  1. alumno(a) = student
  2. bolígrafo/pluma = pen
  3. cuaderno/libreta = notebook
  4. curso/grado = academic year there are other uses for curso* in the language
  5. diccionario = dictionary
  6. director/principal = principal
  7. estuche/cartuchera = pencil case
  8. examen = exam
  9. lápiz = pencil
  10. lápiz de colores/colores/lápices de colores(plural) = colored pencil(s) [ceras/ceras de color/crayones/crayolas( last one adopted by the brand of crayola crayons) = crayons]
  11. libro/libro de texto = textbook/book
  12. uniforme = uniform
  13. enciclopedia = encyclopedia
  14. goma/goma de borrar = eraser
  15. borrador = eraser (for chalkboard)
  16. lección = lesson
  17. maestra/(o) = teacher
  18. mochila = backpack
  19. nota/calificación = grades
  20. pizarra/pizarrón = chalkboard
  21. pregunta = question
  22. tarea = homework
  23. cartulina = poster
  24. grapadora = stapler
  25. pupitre = student desk pubitre can be related to: pupilo(a), which means pupil or another word for student or disciple. Now, when using the fem. of pupilo - pupila* you can also refer to the pupil which is (eye part) the same as in English. The reason could be that it is a word we adopt from the English Language or it can be viceversa.
  26. regla = ruler
  27. pega/pegamento = glue
  28. tijera(s) = scissors
  29. papel = paper
  30. papel de contrucción = construction paper

:)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChristinaJ942424

Gracias! :)

4 years ago

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Hey @ChristinaJ942424, are you sharing this to practice? Is it so other people can correct it? or are you trying to share it for other people to use?

I'm afraid that if it's the last one, you need make corrections. Much like your post earlier on body parts. This is in no way meant to discourage you from sharing with other people your knowledge but this can create confusion for other non-native speakers.

If you have any questions feel free to ask

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChristinaJ942424

I mostly use it for myself actually, just to keep track of words I know and new words I want to learn. If anyone has any corrections I would love to read them since I am not fluent in Spanish yet. But if others find my posts helpful that is great, but keep in mind I am still a learner. @Oneduhhh I would love to stay connected with you to help me on progress with Spanish if that is okay with you.

4 years ago

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Hi @ChristinaJ942424! I am very happy that you are so diligent in practicing your new words.

If you would like I would suggest that whenever your posting new vocabulary make sure to mention that you want to practice and that you are welcoming suggestions on how these words are said in peoples native countries. You'll be surprised on how many differences and similarities alike appear. It is perfectly fine to identify yourself as a learner just make sure you indicate it in your post so that other learners aren't thrown off. I would love to stay in contact with you as well and help you out through this journey.

Now how about we do this; we can re-write the document with the suggestions made. It will never be accurate people will differ because of course it all depends on which Spanish speaking region you are from. I will also drop the articles for now.

4 years ago

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Okay, I will be sure to do that! Mucho gracias amigo!

4 years ago

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We don't ever use mucho for gracias if you want to say thank you very much or many thanks we always use muchas. Remember muchas gracias! or just gracias is fine :)

Muchas gracias, amiga (fem.) amigo (masc.)

My response: Gracias a ti, y de nada! Thank you, and you're welcome

Keep it up! feel free to post questions to my feed and I'll do my best to reply them in a timely manner :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChristinaJ942424

Muchas gracias, amiga! :)

4 years ago