Aussi :Lesson : a section into which a course of study is divided, especially a single, continuous session of formal instruction in a subject:
The manual was broken down into 50 lessons.
J'ai souvent lu et entendu "group lessons".Class : ( room in school in which student sit to learn )
a group of students who are taught together
We were in the same class at school./ She is the youngest in her class. /He came top of the class.
Lesson : (it is the information you learn in the class) / something that is intended to be learned:
The book is divided into 30 lessons.
Je continue de penser que les deux sont possibles, mais je ne suis pas anglophone... et le choix final ne sera pas le mien.- Group lessons allow you to meet new friends and learn skills in a supportive environment while surrounded with stunning views.
- Home-schooler Sewing Lessons - Daytime group lessons are available for home-schoolers upon request.
- We also offer private instruction on using your machine or group lessons in our classroom.
Those contexts suggest FR promotion rather than cours/classe, (and it seems that this latter sometimes means classroom, not the people in it).nicomon said:We were in the same class at school./ She is the youngest in her class. /He came top of the class.
I may have misunderstood the meaning of class... but I didn't understand it as the French promotion in the given examples.Those contexts suggest FR promotion rather than cours/classe, (and it seems that this latter sometimes means classroom, not the people in it).
And yes, classe can also mean classroom or teaching (faire la classe).ÉDUCATION – Division des élèves d’un établissement scolaire en fonction de leur niveau d’études. La classe de cinquième.
Groupe d’élèves qui suivent un même programme. Classe de trente élèves.
I don't know what you mean by section. Going back to class versus lesson.Ensemble des diplômés d’un établissement d’enseignement qui ont terminé la même année le même programme d’étude.
From this page :[...] a lesson can be taken either privately or with a group of people; a class is always taught to a group.
'Last week, we looked at Lesson Six. Today we're at Lesson Seven.'
Randomly googled :Course is the broadest term for the study of a subject. It could be used to refer to an entire degree program, but it is most appropriately applied to a specific subject such as
First Year English Literature.
Class is more specific and is most properly applied to a section of a course taught by one instructor to one group of students at a certain scheduled time.
Lesson is the most specific and implies a particular unit of instruction, such as would be delivered by a particular instructor to a particular class on a given day.
In a "class" you take lessons. / In a "course" you take many classes. [...] According to OALD, class can also be used to describe a series of lessons on a particular subject (as a synonym of course), for example we can say pottery class and mean a series of classes/lessons.
So yes, class is perfectly fine. But I can't help it... whether they were private or in a group, I personally would say that I take sewing lessons.- HAND SEWING CLASS. 11 Lessons.
- MACHINE SEWING CLASS. 8 Lessons
- Each class consists of 10 lessons, during which students will make 8-9 projects (e.g. tote bags and sling bags, drawstring pouches and zip pouches, and basic household items).