Teaching - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtiːtʃɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word teaching
Brit.  |ˈtiːtʃɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word teaching
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to teach
- the profession of a teacher (syn: instruction, pedagogy)
he prepared for teaching while still in college
- a doctrine that is taught (syn: commandment, precept)
the teachings of religion
- the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill (syn: didactics, education, instruction, pedagogy)
good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

Examples

He went into teaching after college.

...a chemist who has devoted his career to teaching, even though he could have made a lot more money in an industrial job...

She's thinking of going into teaching (=becoming a teacher).

criticisms of English teaching in schools

he prepared for teaching while still in college

good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

Teaching children the difference between the good and the bad

He will be teaching an American history class next semester.

Their teaching method tries to adapt lessons to each student.

She will be presenting a paper on methods for teaching ESL at the conference.

He's teaching me the basics of Japanese cooking.

He enjoys teaching his students about history.

I observed an interesting contrast in the teaching styles of the two women.

Teaching adolescents can be quite a challenge.

They say school is just as important for teaching children social codes and conventions as for teaching math.

Word forms

noun
singular: teaching
plural: teachings
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