advise, coach, demonstrate, direct, discipline, drill, edify, educate, enlighten, give lessons in, guide, impart, implant, inculcate, inform, instil, instruct, school, show, train, tutor
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teach ( teaches 3rd person present) ( teaching present participle) ( taught past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you teach someone something, you give them instructions so that they know about it or how to do it.
The trainers have a programme to teach them vocational skills... V n n
George had taught him how to ride a horse... V n wh
She taught Julie to read... V n to-inf
The computer has simplified the difficult task of teaching reading to the deaf. V n to n
2 verb To teach someone something means to make them think, feel, or act in a new or different way.
Their daughter's death had taught him humility... V n n
He taught his followers that they could all be members of the kingdom of God... V n that
Teach them to voice their feelings. V n to-inf, Also V n wh, V n about n
3 verb If you teach or teach a subject, you help students to learn about it by explaining it or showing them how to do it, usually as a job at a school, college, or university.
Ingrid is currently teaching Mathematics at Shimla Public School... V n
She taught English to Japanese business people... V n to n
She has taught for 34 years... V
She taught children French. V n n
...this twelve month taught course. V-ed
to teach someone a lesson →
teach-in ( teach-ins plural ) A teach-in is a meeting, usually between students and teachers, with discussions on important and interesting topics. Teach-ins are not usually part of a formal academic course. n-count
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