CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
- lesson:  Etymologically, a lesson is ‘something read’ – as indeed the lesson read in church still is. The word comes via Old French lecon from Latin lectiō ‘reading’, a derivative of the verb legere ‘read’ (from which English gets lectern, lecture, etc). The word’s educational sense arose from the notion of a passage of text that a child had to read and learn.
=> lectern, lecture, legible
- lesson (n.)
- early 13c., "a reading aloud from the Bible," also "something to be learned by a student," from Old French leçon, from Latin lectionem (nominative lectio) "a reading," noun of action from past participle stem of legere "to read" (see lecture (n.)). Transferred sense of "an occurrence from which something can be learned" is from 1580s.
- 1. He learned this lesson the hard way from his own personal experience.
- 2. The lesson from all of this is perhaps a broader one.
- 3. It was the quickest swimming lesson I'd ever witnessed.
- 4. His sailing instructor fell overboard and drowned during a lesson.
- 5. The Rev. Nicola Judd read the lesson.
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