Is LEZIONE masculine or feminine?

Lezione translates into English as “lesson” or “class”. But how do you pronounce it? And most importantly, is it a masculine or feminine noun in Italian?

In this lesson, we will look at how to use this word with the help of many audio recordings and example sentences. Read on to learn everything you need to know.

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Is lezione masculine or feminine in Italian?

Gender and plural form of lezione in Italian

As you probably already know, there’s no way to tell if an Italian noun ending in -e is masculine or feminine, so you have to memorize the gender of every word ending in -e.

Lezione is a feminine noun and it’s preceded by the indefinite article una and the definite article la.

Its plural form is le lezioni.

First of all, let’s hear how it is pronounced.

La lezione, le lezioni
The lesson, the lessons

Its pronunciation is close to leh-tzee-oh-neh. If you have trouble pronouncing Italian sounds, check out the Italian pronunciation guide.

Now, let’s see some example sentences with lezione in Italian.

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Maria prende lezioni di pianoforte una volta alla settimana.
Maria takes piano lessons once a week.

Le lezioni di biologia sono così noiose!
Biology classes are so boring!

Abbiamo due lezioni nel pomeriggio.
We have two lessons in the afternoon.

La lezione di chimica inizia alle 9.
Chemistry class starts at 9 a.m.

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Common expressions with lezione in Italian

There are some common idiomatic expressions featuring lezione in Italian. Among them you can find…

  • dare una bella lezione (to teach somebody a lesson)
  • lezione di vita (life lesson)
  • lezione privata (private lesson)

For example, you could say…

Prendo lezioni private di inglese.
I take private English lessons.

man tutoring a student

Qualcuno dovrebbe dare al bullo una bella lezione.
Someone should teach the bully a good lesson.

Vivere in un Paese straniero è una lezione di vita.
Living in a foreign country is a life lesson.

And that’s the end of our lesson on the gender of lezione in Italian!

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