teacher

noun
ADJECTIVE
excellent, great, outstanding
competent, good, inspired, popular, skilled
bad, incompetent
sympathetic
fellow
former, retired
female, woman
male
school (usually schoolteacher when used on its own)

She was a public school teacher (= paid for by the government). (AmE)

kindergarten (esp. AmE), nursery (BrE), nursery-school, preschool
elementary, elementary-school, grade-school, high-school, junior-high, junior-high-school, middle-school (all in the US)
primary, primary-school, secondary, secondary-school (all esp. BrE)
college, university (esp. BrE)
first-grade, second-grade, etc. (all AmE)
head (BrE), senior

She held the post of deputy head teacher at a school in Leeds.

certified (AmE), qualified
experienced, inexperienced
in-service, pre-service (both AmE)
student, trainee (BrE)
master (esp. AmE)
full-time, part-time
substitute (AmE), supply (BrE), support (esp. BrE)
class, classroom, homeroom (AmE)
special-education (AmE), special-needs (BrE)
non-specialist, specialist (both esp. BrE)
subject (esp. BrE)
language
art, English, gym, history, math (AmE), maths (BrE), music, PE, science, etc.
EFL (BrE), ESL
dance, piano
Sunday-school
spiritual
VERB + TEACHER
have

I'm good at cooking. I had a good teacher.

train
TEACHER + VERB
teach sth
work with sb

teachers working with less able students

TEACHER + NOUN
education, preparation (AmE), training

teacher preparation programs

She's been accepted at teacher training college. (BrE)

trainer
union
shortage
ratings (AmE)

teacher ratings of reading ability


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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