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Lecture vs. Recitation

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Lecturenoun

A spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group.

‘During class today the professor delivered an interesting lecture.’;

Recitationnoun

The act of publicly reciting something previously memorized.

Lecturenoun

A berating or scolding.

‘I really don't want you to give me a lecture about my bad eating habits.’;

Recitationnoun

The material recited.

Lecturenoun

(obsolete) The act of reading.

‘the lecture of Holy Scripture’;

Recitationnoun

A regularly scheduled class, in a school, in which discussion occurs of the material covered in a parallel lecture.

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Lectureverb

(ambitransitive) To teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.

‘The professor lectured to two classes this morning.’;

Recitationnoun

(music) A part of a song's lyrics that is spoken rather than sung.

Lectureverb

(transitive) To preach, to berate, to scold.

‘Emily's father lectured her about the importance of being home before midnight.’;

Recitationnoun

The act of reciting; rehearsal; repetition of words or sentences.

Lecturenoun

The act of reading; as, the lecture of Holy Scripture.

Recitationnoun

The delivery before an audience of something committed to memory, especially as an elocutionary exhibition; also, that which is so delivered.

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Lecturenoun

A discourse on any subject; especially, a formal or methodical discourse, intended for instruction; sometimes, a familiar discourse, in contrast with a sermon.

Recitationnoun

The rehearsal of a lesson by pupils before their instructor.

Lecturenoun

A reprimand or formal reproof from one having authority.

Recitationnoun

written matter that is recited from memory

Lecturenoun

A rehearsal of a lesson.

Recitationnoun

a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance;

‘the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems’;

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Lectureverb

To read or deliver a lecture to.

Recitationnoun

a regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study

Lectureverb

To reprove formally and with authority.

Recitationnoun

systematic training by multiple repetitions;

‘practice makes perfect’;

Lectureverb

To deliver a lecture or lectures.

Recitation

A recitation in a general sense is the act of reciting from memory, or a formal reading of verse or other writing before an audience.

Lecturenoun

a speech that is open to the public;

‘he attended a lecture on telecommunications’;

Lecturenoun

a lengthy rebuke;

‘a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline’; ‘the teacher gave him a talking to’;

Lecturenoun

teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)

Lectureverb

deliver a lecture or talk;

‘She will talk at Rutgers next week’; ‘Did you ever lecture at Harvard?’;

Lectureverb

censure severely or angrily;

‘The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car’; ‘The deputy ragged the Prime Minister’; ‘The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup’;

Lecture

A lecture (from the French lecture, meaning reading) is an oral presentation intended to present information or teach people about a particular subject, for example by a university or college teacher. Lectures are used to convey critical information, history, background, theories, and equations.

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