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learner

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlearnerlearn‧er /ˈlɜːnə $ ˈlɜːrnər/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 LEARNSTUDYsomeone who is learning to do somethinglearner of 🔊 a new dictionary for learners of business English 🔊 the needs of slow learners 🔊 attractive grammar books for adult learnerssee thesaurus at student2 (also learner driver) British EnglishLEARN someone who is learning to drive a carCOLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + learner a slow learner (=someone who learns things slowly)The computer program means that slow learners can practise as long as they need to.a quick/fast learner (=someone who learns things quickly)She was a quick learner, and her English got better day by day.an adult learnerMany adult learners also work full-time.a young learner (=a learner who is a child)The activities are good for young learners.an intermediate learnerThese exercises are designed for intermediate learners.an advanced learnerMastering idioms and phrasal verbs is frequently the greatest challenge facing the advanced learner of English.a foreign learnerForeign learners of English often find it difficult to hear the unstressed parts of a word.a language learnera textbook for language learnerslearner + NOUNa learner driverLearner drivers often tend to grip the steering wheel too tightly.phrasesthe needs of the learnerThe language in the coursebook is controlled to meet the needs of the learner.
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learnerJames was a fast learner, and was soon better at tennis than his coach.A major aim of education is to improve learners' understanding of the world around them.You're a quick learner! It took me ages to get the hang of it.At the end of each chapter there is a series of exercises designed to help the learner.A good teacher holds the learner's interest and stimulates them to find out more.learner ofa grammar book for learners of English
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