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Teacher appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Terry Teeter, a teeter-totter teacher, taught her daughter Tara to teeter-totter, but Tara Teeter didn't teeter-totter as Terry Teeter taught her to.
    (by Pierre Abbat)

Usage statistics for the noun teacher:

spoken English38.84%written English61.16% conversational speech38.52%task-oriented speech61.48% imaginative writing16.83%informational writing83.17%
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Fun fact! In the 18th century, teachers were nicknamed "haberdashers of pronouns".

Teacher is sometimes a misspelling of teachers.

The word teacher is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun teacher

What does teacher mean as a name of something?

Teacher is one of the top 1000 most common nouns. It is used mostly in informational writing, being one of the top 1000 most common nouns in informational written English.View more statistics!

noun - plural: teachers

  1. a person whose occupation is teaching
  2. a personified abstraction that teaches
    • examples: books were his teachers | experience is a demanding teacher
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • more generic words: abstract / abstraction = a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

Alternative definition of the noun teacher

noun

  1. A person who teaches, especially one employed in a school.
  2. The index finger; the forefinger.
  3. [Mormonism] The second highest office in the Aaronic priesthood, held by priesthood holders of at least the age of 14.

Films

  1. "Teacher" a.k.a. "Vathiyar" is a 2006 Tamil action film directed by A. Venkatesh starring Arjun and Mallika Kapoor. It was released on November 10, 2006 and was considered as above-average grosser at the Box Office.This was Sujatha's last film before her death in 2011.
  2. "Teacher" a.k.a. "Vaadhyar" is a 2012 Malayalam film directed by debutant Nidheesh Sakthi and written by Rajesh Raghavan, Produced by N Sudhish under the banner of Lakshminath Creations, and the music is composed by Manoj George and R. Gautham. The film stars Jayasurya in the title role. The film is about a government school teacher named Anoop Krishnan, his dream is to become an MBA holder, but circumstances force him to take up teaching profession. He is chosen to work at Kottapuram Saraswathi Vilasam U.P.School, he doesn't do his job properly as he works there with no interest and the problems that occur leads to the rest of the story.

Writings

"Teacher" a.k.a. "Teacher: Anne Sullivan Macy" is a book written by Helen Keller.

Characters

  1. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2004 film Thunderbirds.
  2. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2010 film I Want to Be a Soldier.
  3. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2012 film Gasp.
  4. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2012 film Here and There.
  5. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1992 film Léolo.
  6. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1990 film The Asthenic Syndrome.
  7. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2013 film Masquerade.
  8. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2006 film Mystery of the Wolf.
  9. Teacher a.k.a. Skolfröken is a fictional character from the 1980 film Madicken på Junibacken.
  10. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2001 film Returning in Autumn.
  11. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2012 film That still Karlosson!.
  12. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2013 film Miss Violence.
  13. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2013 film Towheads.
  14. Teacher is a fictional film character.
  15. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2008 film Loner.
  16. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2004 film The Weeping Meadow.
  17. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1996 film The Juror.
  18. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2003 short film A Trip to the City.
  19. The teacher is a fictional character from the 1965 film Loves of a Blonde.
  20. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2014 film I Won't Come Back.
  21. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2009 film Where the Wild Things Are.
  22. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2012 film Day Trip.
  23. Teacher is a fictional character in the 1972 Romanian musical film Veronica and the 1973 film Veronica se întoarce.
  24. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2005 film Black.
  25. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2008 film Chaati Chiri Dele Tu..
  26. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1993 film Khalnayak.
  27. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1999 film Bindhaast.
  28. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1972 film Pinjra.
  29. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2011 film Desi Boyz.
  30. Teacher is a fictional character in the 1978 film Jak dostat tatínka do polepšovny.
  31. Teacher is a fictional film character.
  32. Teacher is a fictional film character.
  33. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2002 film Hard Goodbyes: My Father.
  34. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1986 film The Tree We Hurt.
  35. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2012 film Reported Missing.
  36. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2013 film The Puppet.
  37. Teacher is a fictional character in the 1996 film Karuvelam Pookkal.
  38. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2008 film Chintakayala Ravi.
  39. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1971 film Guddi.
  40. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2002 film Bhavum.
  41. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1976 film The House with Laughing Windows.
  42. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1993 film Last Action Hero.
  43. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1999 film Tsatsiki, morsan och polisen and the 2001 sequel Tsatsiki - vänner för alltid.
  44. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1979 film Hum Tere Aashiq Hain.
  45. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2009 film Daddy Cool.
  46. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2008 film Phoonk.
  47. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2012 film Waves.
  48. Teacher is a fictional character from the 1977 film Suspiria.
  49. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2002 film Light Falls on Your Face.
  50. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2012 film Just the Wind.
  51. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2004 film Mirage.
  52. Teacher is a fictional character from Miyori no Mori.
  53. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2008 film The Reader.
  54. Teacher is a fictional character from the 2013 film Don Jon's Addiction.

There are other characters with in their name, like A Teacher, Art Teacher, Gym Teacher, Head teacher, Math Teacher, Class teacher, Music Teacher, Piano Teacher, French Teacher, School teacher, English Teacher, Private Teacher, Science Teacher, Student teacher, Homeroom Teacher, The Music Teacher, The Piano Teacher, The Woman Teacher, Substitute teacher.

Music

"Teacher" is a composition.

Person

Who is Teacher?

Teacher a.k.a. Sallieu Bundu is an athlete, football player.

Miscellanea

  1. Teacher a.k.a. Sensei is a Japanese word that is literally translated as "person born before another". In general usage, it is used, with proper form, after a person's name, and means "teacher", and the word is used as a title to refer to or address teachers, professors, professionals such as lawyers, CPA and doctors, politicians, clergymen, and other figures of authority. The word is also used to show respect to someone who has achieved a certain level of mastery in an art form or some other skill: accomplished puppeteers, novelists, musicians, and artists for example are addressed in this way.
    • also known as เซนเซ
  2. Teacher a.k.a. Educator: Si definisce educatore colui che realizza un'azione educativa ovvero che contribuisce alla crescita umana della persona. Tale azione può essere svolta sia attraverso rapporti spontanei, generalmente familiari, sia attraverso interventi speciali legati a una funzione socio-professionale. si dice che l'autorità dell'educatore è un servizio di guida che si coordina con la volontà di auto perfezionamento dell'educando. Piero Bertolini ha messo in evidenza come attualmente si sia parcellizzata l'attività dell'educatore che pertanto si trova a operare in modo molto settoriale. L'attivazione negli anni settanta di corsi regionali e successivamente di corsi universitari nelle facoltà di medicina e di Scienze dell'educazione hanno contribuito a dare consistenza alla figura e alla professione dell'educatore professionale.
  3. The Teacher Idealist is one of the 16 role variants of the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, a self-assessed personality questionnaire designed to help people better understand themselves. David Keirsey originally described the Teacher role variant; however, a brief summary of the personality types described by Isabel Myers contributed to its development. Teachers correlate with the ENFJ Myers-Briggs type.
  4. Teacher is a priesthood office in the Aaronic priesthood of denominations within the Latter Day Saint movement, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  5. Teacher is a print ad.

Phrases with Teacher

Phrases starting with the word Teacher:

  1. teacher's pet
  2. teacher's pet
  3. Teacher Brotula
  4. Teacher's Sedge

Phrases ending with the word Teacher:

  1. A Teacher
  2. art teacher
  3. head teacher
  4. Home Teacher
  5. math teacher
  6. music teacher
  7. piano teacher
  8. french teacher
  9. school teacher
  10. Supply teacher
  11. english teacher
  12. reading teacher
  13. science teacher
  14. student teacher
  15. geometry teacher
  16. practice teacher

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Teacher

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Google previewModelling Text As Process (2010)

A Dynamic Approach to EFL Classroom Discourse by Xueyan Yang

Thus the teacherstudent relationship is on the one hand somewhat equal: both the teacher and students are interlocutors. On the other hand, the relationship is hierarchical: the teacher is the controller, the initiator, and the guide; with the ...

Google previewDialogue and Instruction (1995)

Modelling Interaction in Intelligent Tutoring Systems ; [proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Natural Dialogue and Interactive Student Modelling, Held in Varenna, Italy, October 17 - 20, 1992] by Robbert-Jan Beun, Michael Baker, Miriam Reiner

As such, the teacher is the ultimate paragon of an effective tutoring system. One step further on, careful design has aimed at actually improving on the human teacher in limited domains by providing considerable explanatory power. In actual ...

Google previewPsycholinguistics (2013)

Language, Mind and World by Danny D. Steinberg, Hiroshi Nagata, David P. Aline

The teacher is the one who knows the second language and the students are there to learn the language. In the enclosed space of the classroom, nothing happens (linguistically) unless the teacher makes it happen. Students do not act on ...

Google previewLongman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (2013)

by Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

teacher burnout n a condition sometimes triggeredby thedemands ofteaching or job conditions and which results ina stateof physicaland emotional depletion. Burnout can lead to fatigue, depression, decreased motivation, anxiety and stress .

Google previewDictionary Of Education (2010)

by Ramesh Shukla

Teacher : Person who has knowledge and skills in a variety of subject areas and the ability and preparation to teach them ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Engineering Chemistry (4 Vols. Set) (2008)

by Marlow Ediger

Teacher written tests have been used for a least 150 years. There appears, in the past, to have been a lack of knowledge on basic techniques to use in measuring evaluating learner achievement and progress. Presently, there are student ...

Google previewDocumentation Encyclopaedia of UNESCO and Education (1991)

by J. C. Aggarwal, S. P. Agrawal

should be an increasing use of methods which require active participation by the teacher — such as discussion groups, seminars, workshops and action research. In contrast, lectures should only be used when there is no other way.

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Usage statistics about teacher

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun teacher:

spoken English38.84%written English61.16% conversational speech38.52%task-oriented speech61.48% imaginative writing16.83%informational writing83.17%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun teacher:

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Quotes about Teacher

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. (William Arthur Ward)
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Scrabble value of T1E1A1C3H4E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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