middle school and high school

21:32 Sep 5, 2009
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy / educatin in america, behavior poblem
English term or phrase: middle school and high school
Hola muy buenas tardes a todos los miembros de kudoz, tengo una gran duda y es que tengo que traducir un texto relacionado con la educacion en los Estados Unidos y me salen estos dos terminos "middle school and high school" mi problema es el siguiente, lo que pasa es que para el pimero habia decidido ponerle escuela secundaria pero al rebisar el segundo tambien me clza n ese termino, entoncrs me gustaria saber si alguien me puede yudar a encontrar una equivalencia para los dos terminos ya que nosotros aqui en chile tenemos la educacion basica y la media pero al parecer ellos separan tambien la basica. bueno de antemano muchas gracias
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1escuela intermedia y secundaria
Rafael Molina Pulgar
4escuela secundaria y escuela preparatória
Michael Reimer
4escuela primaria y escuela secundaria
Claudia VT
4educación media y educación superior
Emilio Schulder
4secundaria y bachillerato o preparatorio
Patricia Wild
Summary of reference entries provided
Scuola media inferiore / Diploma di scuola media superiore
Marina56
Definitions of 'college'
Joseph Tein
Nota a pie de pagina
Arturo Delgado

Discussion entries: 7





  

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educación media y educación superior


Explanation:
(ojo, es reVisar)

Emilio Schulder
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secundaria y bachillerato o preparatorio


Explanation:
En Uruguay usamos lo siguiente:
elementary = primaria
middle school = secundaria
high school = bachillerato o preparatorio
university = facultad o universidad

Patricia Wild
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neutral  Emilio Schulder: En Chile, Bachillerato ha cambiado de significado. Ahora corresponde a una carrera universitaria de 2 años de duración, acercándose al modelo del "Bachelor's Degree" en USA. Saludos.
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escuela intermedia y secundaria


Explanation:
Así era aquí también, en la Rep. Dom. La intermedia corresponde a 7º y a 8º y la secundaria, a 1º, 2º, 3º y 4º.

Rafael Molina Pulgar
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agree  Joseph Tein: I think this is the best translation, given the differences between the US school system and other countries.
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  -> Thank you very much for your comment, Joseph.
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escuela primaria y escuela secundaria


Explanation:
9 a 13 años es middles school, escuela primaria en muchos paises

Claudia VT
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neutral  Henry Hinds: El concepto de "middle school" (más o menos 10 a 13 años) no corresponde a "primaria" en ningún país, cuando mucho podría corresponder a las etapas posteriores de un ciclo de educación básica. Los niños entran a primaria a la edad de 6 años más o menos.
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escuela secundaria y escuela preparatória


Explanation:
Every country has its own nomenclature. Here in Mexico these are the relative equivalents. Remember that "middle school" is generally from 6th to 8th grade, and high school is from 9th to 12th. I believe this is still the most common break-down in the US. Your choice will have to reflect a preference towards the nomenclature of your target audience. Suerte!

Michael Reimer
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Reference comments


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Reference: Scuola media inferiore / Diploma di scuola media superiore

Reference information:
Término o frase en italiano: Scuola media inferiore / Diploma di scuola media superiore
Titolo di studio:
Nessuno
Scuola elementare
Scuola media inferiore
Diploma di scuola media superiore
Diploma di laurea
Master
post-laurea
Mariana PerussiaActividad en KudoZ
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Escuela primaria / EGB / Escuela secundaria
Explicación:
Mira en Argentina, la escuela se divide en la manera indicada arriba.
Te adjunto dos link: el primero es de una escuela modelo, el otro donde puedes encontrar todas las escuelas.
En primer momento en Argentina, eran 7 años de escuela primaria (del 1º al 7º grado) y 5 de escuela secundaria (de 1º a 5º año), luego en algunas provincias se modificaron por: 6 años de escuela primaria, 7º 8º y 9º de EGB y 3 de escuela secundaria especializada.
Pero en general, es: La escuela secundaria dividida en 3 años de ciclo básico y 2 o 3 años de ciclo superior.
Espero no haberte confundido más y como te dije esto se usa en Argentina, todo depende de donde sea el país a traducir.
Suerte

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Note added at 17 hrs (2006-02-09 11:51:38 GMT)
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Significado de EGB
Educación General Básica - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
En la República Argentina, en aquellas provincias que adhieren a la Ley Federal
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Marina56
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Reference: Definitions of 'college'

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Definitions of 'college' from the Free Online Dictionary, via the link below.

My Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines college as: (c) "an independent institution of higher learning offering a course of general studies leading to a bachelor's degree" or (d) "a part of a university offering a specialized group of courses" among several other definitions.


    Reference: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/college
    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College#The_origin_of_the_U.S._...
Joseph Tein
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3 days 22 hrs
Reference: Nota a pie de pagina

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Ya que tu traduccion es para Chile, te recomendaria incluir una nota a pie de pagina explicando los terminos en ingles:
Elementary School: anos de estudio 1 al 5. Primaria
Middle School: anos 6, 7, 8. Intermedia
High School: anos 9 al 12. Secundaria

Arturo Delgado
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