Definition of teaching noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtiːtʃɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtiːtʃɪŋ//
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  1. 1  [uncountable] the work of a teacher She wants to go into teaching (= make it a career). the teaching profession He has now retired from full-time teaching How much teaching do you actually do?
  2. 2  [countable, usually plural, uncountable] the ideas of a particular person or group, especially about politics, religion or society, that are taught to other people the teachings of Lenin views that go against traditional Christian teaching
  3. Extra examples Applicants must hold a recognized teaching qualification. Critics say that these tests waste teaching time. He followed the teachings of the Bible on this subject. He served as a teaching assistant at South Dakota State University. He’s going to go into teaching. I’ve been in teaching for ten years. Lecturers who have heavy teaching loads. Mr Murphy retired at the end of a 30-year teaching career. She used puppets as teaching aids. The aim of the campaign is to promote the teaching of science. The teaching year runs from October to May. They have left the teaching profession, demoralized and undervalued. Work experience is integrated into the teaching programme. Write each teaching point on the whiteboard. You have to do six weeks teaching practice as part of the course. a system that rewards good classroom teaching a teaching environment where English is not the first language regarded as the source of goodness in the teachings of Confucius secondary school teaching the Church’s teaching on forgiveness the disciples who passed on Jesus’s teaching the formal teaching of grammar the fundamental teachings of the Buddha the great moral teachings on which our culture is based the modern approach to language teaching the official teaching of the Church Do you have any teaching qualifications? He has extensive teaching experience. He was hoping to deepen his awareness of Islamic teaching. Teaching methods have not changed as much as people might think. The culture is based in the teachings of Confucius. The system should reward good classroom teaching. These views go against traditional Christian teaching. They were obliged to study the teachings of Marx and Lenin in schools. What made you go into teaching? You need to do at least 12 weeks’ teaching practice to qualify. student teaching
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