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I only teach what's necessary <3.

Lol, you can tell class was interesting when the whiteboard looks like this after class XD;.



Of COURSE I'm teaching useful things! Sheesh XD;.

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mikazuki_chan
Nov. 9th, 2008 12:20 pm (UTC)
frog?

i can understand how the rest of them got there.... but frog? this needs an explanation! (sadly... i'm not joking. especially if this is from an active class lol)

Mika
snowym
Nov. 9th, 2008 12:29 pm (UTC)
We were doing a lesson on "giving advice for problems" (Millenium A... lesson 10, I think?). I told them that my brother was "selfish" and a "jerk" (which I had to write on the board), because when it's my birthday, he forgets to buy a present, but when it's his birthday, he says "Where's my present?" (TRUE FACTZ, YO)!

Anyway, one of my students suggested I buy him a "fula," which I didn't understand. But then she made hopping motions on the desk with her hand, and I said "OH, a FROG!" So yes, their advice to me was to put a frog in a box and give it to my brother on his next birthday XD;;;.
mikazuki_chan
Nov. 9th, 2008 12:43 pm (UTC)
XDDD i've done that lesson. and see? active lesson. sad that i can peg that from your crazy whiteboard after only three months of working for GEOS XP

i feel so bad when i don't understand what some of my students are saying.... especially when they're in a higher level class >>

Mika
snowym
Nov. 9th, 2008 03:43 pm (UTC)
I dunno... sometimes my Sprint 8 classes look like that on the board XD. It depends if there's a dialogue or not. But yeah, it's a strange skill being able to identify a lesson-type from someone's whiteboard XD. I'll try posting another picture sometime, and you can try to guess the exact class! That would be awesome XD.

Yeah, I know what you mean... but then again, they're studying to be fluent, so perhaps it helps them to know what a native speaker can and can't understand from them. Just do what I do, and turn it into a game of pictionary, if you can't understand the student. Hand them the marker XD;. Drawing is the easiest way to bridge a miscommunication, sometimes.
mikazuki_chan
Nov. 9th, 2008 04:46 pm (UTC)
lol~! guess the class from the whiteboard~ XDDD that'll be fun~

lol! yes, i often do the pictionary thing. and the great thing about some of the lessons i've taught lately is that they've involved charades (which my students were nervous about the first time, but now seem to adore XD), so the students from those classes are getting used to using gestures to help them out too.

Mika
sugarcakey
Nov. 9th, 2008 02:42 pm (UTC)
lol, that's cool. I wish my university lessons would look like that xD
snowym
Nov. 9th, 2008 03:39 pm (UTC)
I'll just have to come teach at your university, then XD. I can tailor the lessons directly for you! "Boy smut" and the like, of course <3.
sugarcakey
Nov. 9th, 2008 04:14 pm (UTC)
Oh please XD my degree programme is business communication~ teach me about marketing for boy smut and how they communicate with their audience to achieve certain effects XDD
snowym
Nov. 9th, 2008 04:32 pm (UTC)
From your icon, maybe you don't need any such classes XD? Or would it be for fun-- like taking an art class?
sugarcakey
Nov. 9th, 2008 04:59 pm (UTC)
well, I might watch jpr0n but I don't have knowledgde about the company's intentions ^_~ But it would be for fun too, of course XD After all..one has to watch samples to get an impression on the subject at hand. *nodsnods*
jun_x_kohta
Nov. 12th, 2008 04:22 am (UTC)
Hahaha!!! wth? XDDDD *headdesks*
the random FROG written there cracked me up xDDD
disutansu
Nov. 14th, 2008 07:12 am (UTC)
Why "antidisestablishmentarianism"? XD
snowym
Nov. 14th, 2008 02:14 pm (UTC)
They asked me what a long English word was, so I wrote antidisestablishmentarianism XD;. It's probably the most famous super-long word in English, even though there are a few that are longer than it. They kept on going "Uwah, u~wah!" because they thought I would never stop writing more letters XD;.
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