teach ( taught pt, pp )
(=give instructions to) enseigner à
→ I like teaching older children.
to teach sb sth (gen)
apprendre qch à qn
→ The trainers have a programme to teach them vocational skills.
to teach sb sth (at school, college, university)
enseigner qch à qn
My sister taught me to swim. Ma sœur m'a appris à nager.
to teach sb how to do sth apprendre à faire qch à qn
My mother taught me how to cook. Ma mère m'a appris à cuisiner.
to teach sb to do sth apprendre à faire qch à qn
→ She taught Julie to read.
→ I taught history for many years.
→ The computer has simplified the difficult task of teaching reading to the deaf.
She teaches physics. Elle enseigne la physique.
She taught English to Japanese business people. Elle enseignait l'anglais à des cadres commerciaux japonais.
(make feel or think differently)
→ We have to teach drivers to respect pedestrians.
Their daughter's death had taught them humility. La mort de leur fille leur a appris l'humilité.
it taught him a lesson ça lui a servi de leçon
that'll teach you! ça t'apprendra!
vi enseigner → Mrs Barton teaches in a secondary modern school.
n séminaire m
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