“I am a bad English teacher”

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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by Kammekor » Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:15 am

newkidontheblock wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:46 pm
The teacher told missus that she ‘ruins’ his day by telling him in class what she doesn’t understand (ie, how do to his job).
There's one very clear and simple rule which applies in every classroom all the time:

no criticizing the teacher during class. You simply do what you're told. No power games allowed whatsoever.

If you have stuff to discuss with the teacher, there are other times for that.
In one classroom there will be 20-30 students, and it's a waste of time to pay any attention to students complaining during class.

Maybe your missus doesn't know and you should tell her about these basic rules.

If she would try that kind of shit with me she would be in another class the next lesson.
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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by Anchor Moy » Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:36 am

newkidontheblock wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:46 pm
The teacher told missus that she ‘ruins’ his day by telling him in class what she doesn’t understand (ie, how do to his job). Well, he got his revenge. On the final exam that isn’t required for passing the course, he decided to bomb her.

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Over half the required exam assignments had answer attachments that had to be sent back that never made it, despite confirmation messages that it did. And the teacher didn’t even bother to let her know that it didn’t work. And the exam covered topics never mentioned in class or on the syllabus.

She usually scores 90s-80s, and now nuclear bomb.

She just wants it to be over and out of his class. Her spirit was beyond crushed.
At a guess, for that section the teacher asked the students to write the answers in CAPITAL LETTERS ? Is that something a teacher would do ? Then the "missus" wrote the answers all in small letters, which is not what was asked, so he failed her.
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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by angsta » Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:49 am

Anchor Moy wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:36 am
newkidontheblock wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:46 pm
The teacher told missus that she ‘ruins’ his day by telling him in class what she doesn’t understand (ie, how do to his job). Well, he got his revenge. On the final exam that isn’t required for passing the course, he decided to bomb her.

Image

Over half the required exam assignments had answer attachments that had to be sent back that never made it, despite confirmation messages that it did. And the teacher didn’t even bother to let her know that it didn’t work. And the exam covered topics never mentioned in class or on the syllabus.

She usually scores 90s-80s, and now nuclear bomb.

She just wants it to be over and out of his class. Her spirit was beyond crushed.
At a guess, for that section the teacher asked the students to write the answers in CAPITAL LETTERS ? Is that something a teacher would do ? Then the "missus" wrote the answers all in small letters, which is not what was asked, so he failed her.
It looks like a test via a system such as BlackBoard or similar, where the answers are automated and not usually set by the instructor but by the language school or university. For me it's a simple mistake made by the person who set up the test. I don't think it is intentionally vindictive.
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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by AndyKK » Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:13 am

Don't think it was the teacher, unless he was a very bad teacher,

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The IELTS approach is recognised as being fair to all test takers, whatever their nationality, cultural background, gender or special needs. Test takers can feel confident that the IELTS test:
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assesses language skills, not specialist knowledge; the topics covered are general enough for all test takers will be able to answer questions on them
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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by Captain Bonez » Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:59 am

phuketrichard wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:39 am
TeachingForPeanuts wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:23 am
NKOTB has been complaining about all of his wife's teachers, for years. The theme is usually "My wife is smarter than the other students” “My wife is smarter than her teacher" and "My wife has to tell the teacher how to do his job and how to help other students learn.”

I'm concerned he is setting his wife up for failure in life by encouraging her to have this "I'm better than you and let me show you why" attitude towards teachers, doctors, authority figures, co-workers etc. If she is making such a nuisance of herself that her teacher says she ruins his day and then retaliates by failing her, then she is doing something very wrong.


but you seriously have either
WAY to much time on ur hands
or an
unhealthy fascination with NKOTB

:stir:
( who i agree, complains way to much about things concerning his wife)
It doesn't take long to find posts relating to a certain subject if you know how to use the search function, and because NKOTB is insufferable whinger, it's easy to find loads of posts of him moaning on and on.
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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by newkidontheblock » Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:28 am

Teacher left in the middle of teaching class.
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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by John Bingham » Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:55 am

It doesn't seem to be working out too well. These long distance relationships are tricky. How do you know she's even attending classes? Don't get caught by the short and curlies.
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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by Sweet Lemon » Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:21 am

John Bingham wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:55 am
How do you know she's even attending classes?
She records the classes for him on her phone so he can monitor the quality of teaching.
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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by Yerg » Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:40 am

Sweet Lemon wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:21 am
John Bingham wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:55 am
How do you know she's even attending classes?
She records the classes for him on her phone so he can monitor the quality of teaching.
...And doesn't download them off YouTube...
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Re: “I am a bad English teacher”

Post by AndyKK » Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:41 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:55 am
It doesn't seem to be working out too well. These long distance relationships are tricky. How do you know she's even attending classes? Don't get caught by the short and curlies.
One golden rule I learnt was "you have to be here".
Always "hope" but never "expect".
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