an elementary school.
British. a secondary school corresponding to a U.S. high school.
(formerly) a secondary school in which Latin and Greek are among the principal subjects taught.
(Brit) (esp formerly) a state-maintained secondary school providing an education with an academic bias for children who are selected by the eleven-plus examination, teachers’ reports, or other means Compare secondary modern school, comprehensive school
(US) another term for elementary school
(Austral) a private school, esp one controlled by a church
(NZ) a secondary school forming part of the public education system
- Grammar-translation method
[gram-er-trans-ley-shuh n, -tranz-] /ˈgræm ər trænsˈleɪ ʃən, -trænz-/ noun 1. a traditional technique of foreign-language teaching based on explicit instruction in the grammatical analysis of the target language and translation of sentences from the native language into the target language and vice versa.
noun, Grammar. 1. gender based on arbitrary assignment, without regard to the referent of a noun, as in French le livre (masculine), “the book,” and German das Mädchen (neuter), “the girl.”.
- Grammatical inference
Deducing a grammar from given examples. Also known as “inductive inference” and recently as “computational learning”.
[gruh-mat-i-kal-i-tee] /grəˌmæt ɪˈkæl ɪ ti/ noun 1. the state or quality of being .