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    #1

    Gymnastics lesson/class

    1.Every Saturday, I've got a gymnastics lesson.
    or
    2.Every Saturday, I've got a gymnastics class.

    Meaning I spend an hour at the sport center and do exercises to help my spine, to make me more flexible.

    Are 'lesson' and 'class' interchangeable when I talk about things like drama, dancing, karate?
    Or maybe 'class' is when you do something with a group, and 'lesson' when it is one-on-one?

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    #2
    Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary: lesson - a period of time in which somebody is taught something; class - an occasion when a group of students meets to be taught.

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    For me, if you go to a gymnastics class, you are involved in the actual sport of gymnastics - tumbling, vault, beam, asymmetic bars, pommel, rings, high bar. If your class is for spine stretching, it is probably yoga or pilates or simply a "stretching class".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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