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Funny things your students say

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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby Chris » 05 Dec 2014, 11:55

To combine two different student typos (surely results of autocorrect):

Monster's degree in Maniacal Engineering.
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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby Hokwongwei » 05 Dec 2014, 12:53

I saw the Pixar movie. I'm pretty sure that's a thing.
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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby Ducked » 18 Jan 2015, 12:01

" The main character of The old man and Sea name is Hei Ming Wei"

:bow:

but perhaps you have to have been grading for a long time, and/or be a bit racist, to find that funny?
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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby Ducked » 18 Jan 2015, 21:45

Its not always accidental though: Argument para on "My favorite pastime"

"I like to study English, especially Ed teacher English lessons. Frist, its interesting and full of fun. Second, it's different from teaching method in Taiwan"...etc etc (I'll spare you the rest).

I thought they weren't supposed to "get" irony/sarcasm?

:ohreally: I feel I have been mislead.
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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby ironlady » 19 Jan 2015, 21:57

It's not ironic, it's sucking up.
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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby Ducked » 20 Jan 2015, 19:07

ironlady wrote:It's not ironic, it's sucking up.


Or it could be ironic/sarcastic sucking up.

Who knows what goes on in their conical-hatted little heads, but I think its more likely to be a joke.
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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby MikeN » 29 Jan 2015, 11:27

Teaching kindy students to tell me what they did on the weekend- "Watch TV" "Play computer"

But one Monday, a usually quiet boy eagerly sticks his hand up.

S: "Teacher, I go Kaohsiung with Mommy Daddy."

Me:"Oh, you went to Kaohsiung with your Mommy and Daddy. Why did you go to Kaohsiung? What did you do?"

S: "See my...uncle."

Me: Oh, you saw your uncle. Was it fun?"

S: "Yes, funny. My uncle, he jiou zui, hit police officer, police officer take in...how to say?" (mimes holding on bars)

Me: "Jail"

S: (Grinning proudly) Yes, uncle in jail."
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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby kaikai34 » 30 Jan 2015, 18:09

Had a little girl say she was leaving Taiwan. Jokingly, I asked her if I could go with her. After considering for a few seconds, she said, "OK, but you have to sleep with my mom."
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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby Ducked » 30 Apr 2015, 19:09

Psychotherapist

Pronounced "psycho the rapist"

Almost spooky how much sinister serendipitous sense that makes.... :ponder:
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Re: Funny things your students say

Postby Ermintrude » 30 Apr 2015, 21:15

I have this student who does not lie, ever. His emails crack me up. Sent at 10:05:

'Dear E,

I did not attend the class because I am sleeping until 10am and class finish at 10:50. Also today we will discuss the article about desalination and I did not read it so it is better if I stay in my dormitory.

Warm regards,

A Student'

other emails detailing reasons for non-attendance include staying up all night playing computer games, oversleeping due to having been unable to sleep because of drinking two Starbucks lattes when he was taking out a second year girl on a date and another because the topic in his textbook looked too hard.

Love that kid. The others give me bullshit about the ganmaos and la duzis. :lol:
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