teaching
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession)
a. la enseñanza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm thinking of dedicating myself to teaching full-time.Estoy considerando dedicarme a la enseñanza a tiempo completo.
b. la docencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Teaching was paralyzed in Oaxaca because of the teachers' strike.La docencia se paralizó en Oaxaca debido a la huelga de los maestros.
2. (something taught)
a. la enseñanza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Confucius' teachings are very important to the history of China.Las enseñanzas de Confucio son muy importantes para la historia de China.
b. la doctrina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Ray wanted to familiarize himself with the teachings of the Catholic church.Ray quería familiarizarse con la doctrina de la iglesia católica.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to teaching)
a. didáctico
She brought lots of teaching materials with her.Llevó consigo mucho material didáctico.
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teaching
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession, action)
a. la enseñanza f, docencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
teaching practiceprácticas de enseñanza
teaching staffprofesorado m, personal docente
2. (doctrine)
a. la enseñanza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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teaching [ˈtiːtʃɪŋ]
noun
1 (profession) enseñanza (f); docencia (f) (formal)
have you considered a career in teaching? ¿has pensado en dedicarte a la enseñanza?
teaching never attracted me as a profession teaching is badly paid
her son's gone into teaching su hijo se ha metido a profesor
2 (activity) enseñanza (f)
our aim is to improve the teaching in our schools nuestra meta es mejorar (el nivel de) la enseñanza en los colegios
to strike a balance between teaching and research bad teaching should not be tolerated
he's got 16 hours teaching a week da 16 horas de clase a la semana; I like teaching me gusta dar clases or enseñar; the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language la enseñanza del inglés c
the Teaching of English as a Second Language What is the balance that should be struck between teaching and research? The time devoted to teaching also involves preparation time the investment in teaching is a key ingredient in the building of a successful education system
3 (esp pl) [of philosopher, prophet] enseñanzas (f)
according to the teaching(s) of Socrates según las enseñanzas de Sócrates; the church's teaching on birth control las enseñanzas or la doctrina de la Iglesia con respecto al control de la natalidad
modifier
teaching aid (n) artículo (m) didáctico; artículo (m) de enseñanza
teaching aids (n) material (m) didáctico; material (m) de enseñanza
teaching hospital (n) (Britain) hospital (m) clínico
teaching material (n) material (m) didáctico; material (m) de enseñanza
teaching post (n) puesto (m) de profesor; puesto (m) docente
teaching practice (n) (Britain) prácticas (f) de enseñanza
the teaching profession (n) la profesión docente; la docencia
the teaching staff (n) el profesorado; el cuerpo docente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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