COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a learning outcome (=what someone is supposed to learn from something)
▪ It is important to set teaching objectives and learning outcomes.
a lot to do/learn/say etc
▪ I still have a lot to learn.
▪ It’s a great city, with lots to see and do.
a working/learning environment
▪ Most people prefer a quiet working environment.
astonished to see/find/hear/learn etc
▪ We were astonished to find the temple still in its original condition.
be gratified to see/hear/learn etc
▪ John was gratified to see the improvement in his mother’s health.
dismayed to see/discover/learn etc
▪ Ruth was dismayed to see how thin he had grown.
disturbed to find/see/discover/learn etc
▪ She was disturbed to learn he had bought a motorbike.
fascinated to see/hear/learn etc
▪ Ed was fascinated to see gorillas in the wild.
intrigued to know/learn etc
▪ She was intrigued to know what he planned to do next.
know/learn from experience
▪ Janet knew from experience that love doesn't always last.
learn a craft
▪ As a girl, she had to learn the craft of hand sewing.
learn a language
▪ Immigrants are expected to learn the language of their new country.
learn a poem (=learn it so that you can remember it without reading it)
▪ Hugh had learned the whole poem by heart as a boy.
learn a skill (also acquire a skillformal)
▪ People can acquire new skills while they are unemployed.
learn a technique
▪ We will help the beginner learn these basic techniques.
learn from your mistakes
▪ I’m sure he will learn from his mistakes.
▪ He made us learn a lot of poetry by heart.
learn the piano
▪ He wanted his children to learn the piano.
learn the truth
▪ When she learns the truth, she may decide to help us.
learn to cope
▪ In this job, you'll have to learn to cope with pressure.
learn to play an instrument (also learn an instrument)
▪ All students at the school have the opportunity to learn an instrument.
learn to talk
▪ How do babies learn to talk?
▪ What's the best way of learning new vocabulary?
learned the hard way
▪ He learned the hard way about the harsh reality of the boxing world.
learned this lesson the hard way
▪ Make sure you put the baby’s diaper on before you start feeding her. I learned this lesson the hard way.
Learning and Skills Council, the
▪ Everyone in the centre has been through a very steep learning curve they had to learn very quickly.
▪ a school for children with learning difficulties
learning disabled (=children who have problems learning)
▪ teachers who work with learning disabled children
learning the ropes
▪ I spent the first month just learning the ropes.
▪ In old-fashioned schools, much learning was by rote.
learning/physical/mental etc disability
▪ children with severe learning disabilities
▪ It always took me ages to learn my lines.
▪ the rote learning of facts
shock sb to hear/learn/discover etc that
▪ They had been shocked to hear that the hospital was closing down.
▪ It shocked me to think how close we had come to being killed.
sorry to hear/see/learn
▪ I was sorry to hear about your accident.
steep learning curve (=they had to learn very quickly)
▪ Everyone in the centre has been through a very steep learning curve .
the learning process
▪ The student is actively involved in the learning process.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
▪ More than 200 years later, we still have much to learn about the species.
▪ Needless to say, I learned about getting things done, the hard way.
▪ It is quite a new badge and involves learning about seven animals and seven plants.
▪ He learned about where the money came from and where it went, its exciting Protestant predictability.
▪ I would like to suggest that poetry helps the writer to learn about three things.
▪ We have been reared like our brothers to develop our potential, not to mind younger siblings and learn about infant care.
▪ And families need to help each other because, in the end, it's all about learning to love.
▪ There he learned about diet, exercise, yoga, meditation, relationships, and the importance of talking out his frustrations.
▪ I had to learn how to compromise.
▪ The families of Oneida really did seem to be learning how to overcome exclusive feelings.
▪ Teachers will learn how to evaluate materials in the light of the theoretical background.
▪ Now I know that you need to learn how to fight.
▪ They can be made adaptive so that each packet learns how to work with others and how to perform its task better.
▪ We learned how many voice mail messages you had.
▪ It is misleading if it means simply that students learn how to acquire conventional encyclopaedia-like knowledge for themselves.
▪ I told him that I hoped someday to learn how to speak Sioux.
▪ And an information day is being planned for anyone wanting to learn more about the day care centre appeal.
▪ I phoned to learn more and discovered Yedida Nielsen.
▪ I learned more about coaching sprinters by reading this book than I have in the past 30 years in the sport.
▪ We need to learn more about what we can do for the elderly patient.
▪ I really enjoyed having a tutor and I learned more than if I'd been at school.
▪ Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking children.
▪ Further knowledge is necessary if historians are to learn more about the standard of living of ordinary workers.
▪ The research and clinical communities are scrambling to learn more, try new ideas, and explore new treatments.
▪ It is obvious that you will never learn it correctly.
▪ An eccentric nobleman has never learned how to read a clock.
▪ Without their efforts, pupils would never learn that all-important principle of science, the controlled fair test.
▪ Red learned never to stray from the path or talk to strangers again.
▪ Is not it a fact that he never learns from experience?
▪ He was in the Eighth Grade but he had never learned to read.
▪ You never learn, do you?
▪ I never learned why the Vanyas singled me out to receive this gift.
▪ This is the process of carrying through what is said so that the child learns that parents mean what they say.
▪ From their father, Marvin, the children learned the vagaries of business.
▪ Girl children learn these messages in subtle ways.
▪ As a child she learned cooking at her grandmother's side, and, indeed, a toque was born.
▪ Within social services, respite care for children with learning difficulties was provided by the local specialist units.
▪ They argue that the legislated-excellence movement is wrong not only about how children learn, but also about what they should learn.
▪ A regular bowel training programme has to be implemented so that the child learns to pass a normal soft stool.
▪ Watching us, our children learn that people write to keep in touch, and that letters are usually answered.
▪ The crowd is an experience that people can learn from.
▪ However, invariably, it is not only bad experiences of learning that are committed to memory.
▪ More than a few of us got our first work experience and learned positive work habits in this manner.
▪ The event will offer opportunities for partnerships new and old to share experiences and learn from each other.
▪ For many boys, competitive games represent one of their critical formative learning experiences.
▪ Informal as it was, this feedback greatly enhanced the managers' ability to learn from experience.
▪ Behaviourism, with its reduction of language learning to habit formation, is another example.
▪ Because language learning is so universal, one is tempted to believe that acquisition of spoken language is automatic or innate.
▪ And as they learn their native language, they also use language to learn other things.
▪ Following a stroke, some one might speak only a language that she learned as an exchange student.
▪ There were three languages to learn and I was getting nowhere with all of them.
▪ It is not the easiest language to learn, but it has structure and legibility.
▪ For language learning is essentially learning how grammar functions in the achievement of meaning and it is a mistake to suppose otherwise.
▪ A wide variety of valuable lessons is learned at such times when the pupils strengthen their ties with the School Community.
▪ But it was a lesson worth learning.
▪ They hope by sharing their agony, the lessons will be learned. and a tragedy like this will never happen again.
▪ The primary lesson plan is that learning should be fun, and that nostalgia rocks.
▪ In practice the lesson must be learned anew.
▪ The first lesson to be learned from these studies is that the extinctions were indeed devastating.
▪ Projects in different parts of the country have gained valuable experience and useful lessons have been learned.
▪ When a product or service takes off unexpectedly, there are inevitably important lessons to be learned.
▪ My senior management team is important to me and I learn a lot from them.
▪ You will learn a lot from this book, but expect your socks to stay resolutely in place.
▪ They said they had learned a lot.
▪ By the end of the sixties, I had learned a lot about Britain from watching television.
▪ Very quickly, I learned a lot about the company.
▪ Radio journalists learned to carry lots of change because a pay phone was a necessity when a story was breaking.
▪ I did the tutorial that came with the package deal and learned a lot through trial and error.
▪ As time proceeds they will learn from their mistakes.
▪ Such systems would have to learn from their mistakes, their observations and experiences of the world.
▪ So long as we learn something from every mistake we make, time hasn't been wasted.
▪ The doctor was quick to learn from his mistakes, and had a certain cavalier courage that served him well.
▪ What is important is to learn by our mistakes soas to avoid future problems.
▪ You can only hope they learned from their mistakes.
▪ We'd grown up in television together, learning from our mistakes, trying out new ideas.
▪ Rather than give up, the program developers began to learn from these mistakes.
▪ Secondment is an opportunity for them to learn at first hand about the world of work to which their students are aspiring.
▪ Working in the kitchen to prepare a meal provides opportunities to learn about weights, measures, and fractions-and cooperation.
▪ Everyone has a contribution to make to ward teaching and the student should take every possible opportunity to learn.
▪ Trips provide opportunities for learning geography and map reading.
▪ He took every opportunity to learn while arranging pillows and giving comfort.
▪ The company that provides adequate opportunities for new learning will nurture employability security and loyalty.
▪ The bird in this treatment would have the opportunity to learn the skill by imitation.
▪ My involvement with counseling was marked by continuing opportunity to learn and by a strange draw toward more and more troubled people.
▪ Our attempts to support young people in their learning are paying off.
▪ Few people learn about politics through direct experience.
▪ We were shown photographic slides of people enthusiastically learning how to read and write.
▪ Sometimes people have learning problems and they use visual means to help them understand.
▪ Is it primarily a handbook for managers or a review of developments in services for people with learning difficulties?
▪ For instance, many people learn in high school that alcohol is a depressant-a kind of chemical sledgehammer for the mind.
▪ With fewer rungs on the ladder, people have to learn to move sideways.
▪ These are things that people learn as they are working at the side of others.
▪ The way local people used the facilities at Kirkleatham Hall School for pupils with learning difficulties impressed the assessors.
▪ Unfortunately, many schools have yet to learn this, and the consequences are disastrous.
▪ A substantial amount of the training will be done in teaching practice at local schools and using distance learning methods.
▪ When I was in school I learned about two kinds of freedom.
▪ Joseph Dods has begun setting up clubs in County Durham schools to help youngsters learn about the natural world around them.
▪ In fact Sabour had arrived at City College with almost no school learning at all.
▪ This also develops technical skills as the pupils learn to use the microcomputer while carrying out the project.
▪ Companies are already paying for training programs to give employees the basic skills they should have learned in high school.
▪ The upgrade path is simple and can be undertaken whenever the relevant skills have been learned.
▪ Education must necessarily be about skill acquisition and content learning as well as development.
▪ It is a skill predators will readily learn.
▪ These days the most valuable skill you can learn in any job is how to read the handwriting on the wall.
▪ What extra skills have I learned through doing those jobs?
▪ Positive coping skills are learned when parents are able to establish clear limits by saying no and meaning it.
▪ As students we wanted to learn about Mandela and how the land was taken from black farmers.
▪ Medical records are also useful in helping the student to learn about all aspects of a patient's care.
▪ In Tampa, Fla., he posed with elementary school students learning how to run businesses.
▪ Long before going solo the student should have learned the mnemonic by heart.
▪ Tri-County and high school faculty collaborated with employers to determine the competencies that students will learn on the job.
▪ The identification of objectives: what must the students learn? 2.
▪ He insisted that his students learn the theory behind each instrumental technique.
▪ But listening does more than that, it gives you a chance to learn and to get things into context.
▪ I think i learned some really important things from bad leaders.
▪ I mean you learn things off the others.
▪ You learn these things for yourself.
▪ And as they learn their native language, they also use language to learn other things.
▪ Active learning, doing real things, being real scientists, these things typify classroom and school communities that work.
▪ If we want to understand another person we have to learn how to see things from their point of view.
▪ This is one of those submerged concepts that is normally learned as an incidental consequence of learning other things.
▪ He joined Anglo in 1968, learning the mining trade in the firm's diamond, gold and uranium divisions.
▪ I was learning Hugh's trade, and helping my granny with her flower stall at the harbour.
▪ He tried hard to wean them away from crime by persuading them to learn a trade instead.
▪ She had joined a world-famous company, learning her trade well until finally starting her own business.
▪ He has always played at being the happiest guy on earth, because he learned that the first trade is the hardest.
▪ Graham knows his defender should be learning his trade by the occasional appearance in a winning team to breed confidence.
▪ I started to learn a trade so many times, and never finished.
▪ The comments that follow are intended to help in learning to identify and reject unusable answers.
▪ Your goal is to help your child learn to take charge herself.
▪ The society, a national charity, aims to help people with learning difficulties reach their full potential.
▪ It also helped her to learn about, give a name to, and normalize this postpartum condition.
▪ Poetry can help children to learn about themselves, about the world around them and about their relationship to the world.
▪ To help him learn to regulate his motor system, games that combine slow and fast movements work well.
▪ Gradually the parent is helped to learn how to play with, talk to, and enjoy their child.
▪ Men too may need to learn to delegate duties both at work and at home.
▪ They needed a mighty wake-up call as much as they needed to learn the parts of speech.
▪ That is what we need to learn from sects.
▪ None of the current network models discussed in this book incorporates all of the properties needed true for autonomous learning.
▪ Mme Deloche taught me the basics I needed to learn.
▪ Still, you can experience a lot of the fun of guitar playing without all the work needed to learn how.
▪ To do this, you will need to learn a technique called scribing.
▪ It is intended to offer the under-standing that parents and caregivers need to learn from, and help, their challenging children.
▪ He seemed surprised to learn that Sir John Lawrence was still in place.
▪ She was quite surprised to learn the gadgets were on sale that week at $ 49. 95, batteries not included.
▪ It wouldn't even surprise me to learn that you set it up!
▪ He was surprised to learn they were plainclothes Jerusalem city police officers.
▪ It didn't surprise her to learn that he was extremely knowledgeable where his subject was concerned.
▪ I was prepared to find lots on him but am surprised and gratified to learn of her existence.
▪ At least one dancer was surprised to learn that Alvin had a brother, so secretive was he about his life.
▪ Women are often surprised to learn that we have benefited from affirmative action programs.
▪ Here we see technology really used to improve teaching and learning.
▪ This type of knowledge can neither be taught nor learned.
▪ By the simple act of hiding the desk something is clearly said about teaching and learning.
▪ This, combined with lively illustrations, provides material that is easy to teach and fun to learn.
▪ To many, the distinction between rote memorization and understanding is unclear and leads to confused teaching and learning.
▪ Such formalities as this are easily taught and can even be fun to teach and learn.
▪ These three steps can begin to break down even the largest schools into more genuine teaching and learning communities.
▪ I want to learn how to repair shoes.
▪ Grammar, reading, dictation, and conversation. l want to learn a minimum of twenty-five words a day.
▪ A child's education - they would teach it things I didn't want it to learn, at school.
▪ For climbers who want to learn, no local outfitter can legally teach them.
▪ Only I do want to learn.
▪ But you will wait in vain if you want to learn anything more detailed about tornadoes, floods, hurricanes or blizzards.
▪ We do not want to learn that.
▪ Now he has her wanting to learn how to tat lace.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Councillors will discuss the possibility of funding an independent study into the mine's viability.
▪ In the spring semester Gordon taught two seminars and took on more than a dozen students for independent study projects.
▪ It will make provision for mixed-ability groups much easier to organise, and encourage independent study.
▪ Other recent examples of comparative studies are those of Lowe - independent study modules and lecture tours, in 1981.
▪ The course manual can be used for independent study.
▪ The increased use of independent learning at higher levels within the pathway is reflected in the assessment pattern within the modules.
▪ Two independent studies since the 1968 election confirm the trend.
▪ Would you like to do this as an independent study?
know/find out/learn etc sth to your cost
learn/be taught sth at your mother's knee
learned books/works etc
my learned friend
seat of learning
▪ It would be sad if our own seats of learning were behind-hand in this confusion.
▪ Leave this seat of learning and you come into the newly renamed Marianské Square.
▪ She spoke of Oxford, that ancient seat of learning, to which universities all over the world still looked for example.
you live and learn
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ As an actor, she always had trouble learning her lines.
▪ Before you sail, you need to learn about basic boat controls.
▪ By sharing their problems, sufferers of the disease learn to cope with the symptoms.
▪ Dad taught us a Sanskrit prayer, and we had to learn it off by heart and say it every day.
▪ Do you think you can learn this tune for Friday's performance?
▪ Gradually, I learned to trust her.
▪ Have you learned anything from the experience?
▪ He felt that his son needed to learn some hard lessons about life.
▪ His daughter's learning to drive.
▪ How long did it take you to learn how to do this?
▪ How long have you been learning German?
▪ I'm going to try to learn 12 new words each week.
▪ I've been trying to learn my lines, but I haven't gotten very far.
▪ I doubt if we will ever learn the truth.
▪ I had learnt that as a woman, if your talents are ignored at work, you must be assertive.
▪ I soon learned that it was best to keep quiet.
▪ If you have a good memory you can learn things by rote, but can you apply it in practice?
▪ Never lend money to your friends - that's something I learnt the hard way.
▪ On this course, you will learn how to deal with communication problems.
▪ Our children attend the group twice a week to learn about Sikhism.