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Teacher Tales - Page Two
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My favorite student.
If you need to go, don't just sit there...
How old am I ?
Are you happy to teach me or...?
OK, this is truly embarrassing and I don't want this to go beyond us two. My first year of teaching was in Greece in Thessaloniki (Salonika). I had one particularly hateful class full of psycho 14 to 16 year olds. They hated me and I hated them. Let's be honest about things here! Most of them were girls who enjoyed themselves immensely not listening to anything I ever said and giggling at the least amusing moments of the academic year. I think you get the overall picture.
What's the time??
The Frying Pan
Spanish Commuter - He's a really nice student who comes to the school every morning and sits for hours with his head in the dictionary...English is really difficult for him but he's sweet and harmless and we try to help - although sometimes it's very frustrating...I came into work one day to find my colleague looking even more depressed than he usually does on a Monday morning.
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