0 thoughts on “Chinese Mini-test: 教师 (Beginner)”

  1. Yes, they are similar. “教师” is more formal. And we usually use “老师” in spoken Chinese language.

  2. I know another Chinese character “老师.” Is it the same as the Chinese character “教师?”

    1. “先生” is more likely to be a Japanese word for “teacher”, though Chinese used it the similar way in old time. Nowadays “先生” is usually used as honorific.

      1. jennifer.zhu

        Yes, you’re right, and “先生” also can be used to address husband in modern time. However, it’s not commonly used because it’s very formal.

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