Funny stories from the classroom
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I told my students, "Okay, I have three things that I need to do in the remaining 30 minutes of class. Make a call, clearn up the room and some grammar."
An Asian student raised her hand. "I don't understand. Is grammar like sexy?"
I thought, I kow that some cultures really like to study prepositions and phrasal verbs, but sexy? I've never heard grammar called sexy....
"Uh, I have a grandfather and a grandmoth
The Asian student replied, "No, gramma."
I answered, "Well, we want to say granDma, granDma."
The Asian student smiled, "I think some movie stars are grammarous."
OH! GLA mo rous.
Life does not get better than this. The class was laughing for five minutes.