take verb definition in Teaching and learning topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

take

 verb: Teaching and learning topic
1 [transitive] take somebody (for something) | take something to be the teacher or leader in a class or a religious service The head teacher usually takes us for French. Mr Perkins took the morning service.2 [transitive] take something to study a subject at school, college, etc. She is planning to take a computer course. How many subjects are you taking this year?