It can mean either of these. This is where intonation comes in. :DOriginally Posted by Eway
For example, an English teacher teaches English, but an English teacher is from England.
French class is where you study French, but French class is Gallic style and sophistication.
An orange tree grows oranges, but an orange tree is any kind of tree painted orange.
An English student studies English, but an English student is from England.
Student or Learner