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teach·ing

 (tē′chĭng)
n.
1. The act, practice, occupation, or profession of a teacher.
2.
a. Something taught.
b. often teachings A precept or doctrine: the teachings of Buddha.
adj.
1. Of, involving, or used for teaching: teaching materials; teaching methods.
2. Working as a teacher or in teaching: teaching assistants.

teaching

(ˈtiːtʃɪŋ)
n
1. (Professions) the art or profession of a teacher
2. (sometimes plural) something taught; precept
3. (modifier) denoting a person or institution that teaches: a teaching hospital.
4. (Education) (modifier) used in teaching: teaching materials.

teach•ing

(ˈti tʃɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or profession of a person who teaches.
2. Often, teachings. something that is taught, esp. a doctrine or precept.
[1150–1200]

teaching

  • clinic - First meant "teaching of medicine at the bedside."
  • didactics - The art or science of teaching.
  • ear training - In music, it is the teaching of pitch and rhythm recognition.
  • hypnopedia - Teaching during sleep.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teaching - the profession of a teacherteaching - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
education - the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
catechesis - oral religious instruction (as before baptism or confirmation)
catechetical instruction - teaching religious principles by questions and answers
language teaching - teaching people to speak and understand a foreign language
teaching reading - teaching beginners to read
schooling - the act of teaching at school
indoctrination - teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically
tutelage, tutorship, tuition - teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
lesson - a unit of instruction; "he took driving lessons"
hypnopedia, sleep-learning - teaching during sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep)
spoonfeeding - teaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought
lecturing, lecture - teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
2.teaching - a doctrine that is taught; "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
Golden Rule - a command based on Jesus' words in the Sermon on the Mount; "Whatsoever ye would that men do unto you, do you even so unto them" (Matthew 7:12)
mitsvah, mitzvah - (Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law
3.teaching - the activities of educating or instructingteaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
education - the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
classroom project - a school task requiring considerable effort
classwork - the part of a student's work that is done in the classroom
homework, prep, preparation - preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
lesson - a task assigned for individual study; "he did the lesson for today"
coeducation - education of men and women in the same institutions
continuing education - a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time
course, course of instruction, course of study, class - education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
elementary education - education in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school
extension service, university extension, extension - an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students
extracurricular activity - educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum
higher education - education provided by a college or university
secondary education - education beyond the elementary grades; provided by a high school or college preparatory school
team teaching - a method of coordinated classroom teaching involving a team of teachers working together with a single group of students
work-study program - an educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study
point system - a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
education - the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"
academic program - (education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)
Department of Education, Education Department, Education - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
tuition, tuition fee - a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education); "tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"

teaching

noun
1. The act, process, or art of imparting knowledge and skill:
2. A principle taught or advanced for belief, as by a religious or philosophical group:
Translations
إرْشادتَدْرِيستَعْليم
učeníučitelskýpoučenírady
undervisninglære
opetus
poduka
tanításoktatás
kenningkennslaráî
教えること
가르치기
onderwijsonderwijzing
radyučenieučiteľský
poučevanje
undervisning
การสอน
nghề dạy học

teaching

[ˈtiːtʃɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= profession) → enseñanza f, docencia f (more frm)
have you considered a career in teaching?¿has pensado en dedicarte a la enseñanza?
her son's gone into teachingsu hijo se ha metido a profesor
2. (= activity) → enseñanza f
our aim is to improve the teaching in our schoolsnuestra meta es mejorar (el nivel de) la enseñanza en los colegios
he's got 16 hours teaching a weekda 16 horas de clase a la semana
I like teachingme gusta dar clases or enseñar
the Teaching of English as a Foreign Languagela enseñanza del inglés como lengua extranjera TEFL/EFL, TESL/ESL, ELT, TESOL/ESOL
3. (esp pl) [of philosopher, prophet] → enseñanzas fpl
according to the teaching(s) of Socratessegún las enseñanzas de Sócrates
the church's teaching on birth controllas enseñanzas or la doctrina de la Iglesia con respecto al control de la natalidad
B. CPD teaching aid Nartículo m didáctico, artículo m de enseñanza
teaching aids NPLmaterial m didáctico, material m de enseñanza
teaching hospital N (Brit) → hospital m clínico
teaching material Nmaterial m didáctico, material m de enseñanza
teaching post Npuesto m de profesor, puesto m docente
teaching practice N (Brit) → prácticas fpl de enseñanza
the teaching profession Nla profesión docente, la docencia
the teaching staff Nel profesorado, el cuerpo docente

teaching

[ˈtiːtʃɪŋ]
n (= profession, activity) → enseignement m
the teaching of English in schools → l'enseignement de l'anglais à l'école
to do some teaching → enseigner
Have you done any teaching lately? → Avez-vous enseigné récemment?
to go into teaching → se diriger vers l'enseignement teachings
npl [philosopher, religion] → enseignements mpl
the teachings of Jesus → les enseignements de Jésus
modif [career, experience] → dans l'enseignement; [degree] → d'enseignement; [post, qualification] → d'enseignant(e); [material, method] → pédagogiqueteaching aids nplsupports mpl pédagogiquesteaching assistant n (US)étudiant(e) m/f chargé(e) de travaux dirigésteaching certificate n (US) (for primary schools)Certificat m d'aptitude au professorat des écoles, CAPE m; (for secondary schools)Certificat m d'aptitude au professorat de l'enseignement du second degré, CAPES mteaching hospital ncentre m hospitalier universitaire, CHU mteaching job nposte m d'enseignantteaching practice n (British)stage m de formation des enseignantsteaching profession n
the teaching profession → la profession enseignanteteaching staff n (British)personnel m enseignanttea cloth tea-cloth n (British)torchon mtea cosy (British) tea cozy (US) ncouvre-théière m

teaching

n
das Unterrichten or Lehren (geh); (as profession) → der Lehrberuf; to take up teachingden Lehrberuf ergreifen (form), → Lehrer werden; she enjoys teachingsie unterrichtet gern; he is no good at teachinger ist kein guter Lehrer
(= doctrine: also teachings) → Lehre f; his teaching on this subject was somewhat vagueseine Ausführungen zu diesem Thema waren ziemlich vage

teaching

:
teaching aid
teaching diploma
nLehrbefugnis f
teaching hospital
nAusbildungskrankenhaus nt
teaching machine
nLernmaschine f, → Lehrmittel ntfür den programmierten Unterricht
teaching profession
nLehrberuf m; (= all teachers)Lehrer pl
teaching staff
nLehrerkollegium nt, → Lehrkörper m (form)
teaching time
nUnterrichtszeit f

teaching

[ˈtiːtʃɪŋ] n (gen) → insegnamento
she went into teaching 10 years ago → ha incominciato a insegnare 10 anni fa
the teaching profession → l'insegnamento

teach

(tiːtʃ) past tense, past participle taught (toːt) verb
to give knowledge, skill or wisdom to a person; to instruct or train (a person). She teaches English / the piano; Experience has taught him nothing.
ˈteacher noun
a person who teaches, especially in a school.
teaching noun
1. the work of teacher. Teaching is a satisfying job; (also adjective) the teaching staff of a school.
2. guidance or instruction. She followed her mother's teaching.
3. something that is taught. one of the teachings of Christ.

teaching

تَدْرِيس učení undervisning Unterrichten διδασκαλία enseñanza opetus enseignement poduka insegnamento 教えること 가르치기 onderwijs undervisning nauczanie ensino обучение undervisning การสอน öğretme nghề dạy học 教学
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Let him prove it, by teaching his nation how to conduct themselves toward our new friends.
Nevertheless," said the mother, calmly, though growing more pale, "this badge hath taught me -- it daily teaches me -- it is teaching me at this moment -- lessons whereof my child may be the wiser and better, albeit they can profit nothing to myself.
They were teaching him both to read and to speak English--and they would have taught him other things, if only he had had a little time.
Miss Ophelia busied herself very earnestly on Sundays, teaching Topsy the catechism.
But I confined public religious teaching to the churches and the Sunday-schools, permitting nothing of it in my other educational buildings.
It came to her naturally, so her family said, and perhaps for this reason she, like Tom Tulliver's clergyman tutor, "set about it with that uniformity of method and independence of circumstances which distinguish the actions of animals understood to be under the immediate teaching of Nature.
It gave me the best assurance that I might rely with the utmost confi- dence on the results which, he said, would flow from teaching me to read.
But for that reason, I should imagine the likeness must be chiefly confined to the females, for boys have very little teaching after an early age, and scramble into any hand they can get.
Because fifteen pounds is not enough for board and teaching, and the deficiency is supplied by subscription.
At last, our curate (we had a curate then who made the living answer by teaching the little Lintons and Earnshaws, and farming his bit of land himself) advised that the young man should be sent to college; and Mr.
It had not been the custom that Mistress Mary should do anything but stand and allow herself to be dressed like a doll, but before she was ready for breakfast she began to suspect that her life at Misselthwaite Manor would end by teaching her a number of things quite new to her--things such as putting on her own shoes and stockings, and picking up things she let fall.
In my younger days, I was associated in teaching with my elder sister: we established a school in London, which grew to be a large and prosperous one.

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