‘Teacher, STOP TALKING!’ – Quote Friday 09/28

The best of this week’s quotes from my elementary students in South Korea (and some thrown in from friends too)

Due to this week being Chuseok, Korean Thanksgiving, we get the next five days off! Yay! Traditionally, gift sets of shampoo, Spam, beauty products, alcohol etc are given as gifts. The Canadian One gets a gift from his school every year.

Me, noticing we’re running out of cooking oil: ‘Do you think your school will give you oil this year?’

Him: ‘I dunno.’

The following day, he arrives home with this:

Free oil!! Yay!

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Me, while doing a unit on ‘should get’: ‘What should I get my brother for his birthday?’

Kid: ‘A girlfriend.’

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Two boys are slapping each other.

Me: ‘BOYS!!! What ARE you doing?’

They stop and gently slap hands.

Kid: ‘High five?’

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Kid: ‘Teacher, STOP TALKING!’

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Me: ‘What’s a mystery?’

Kid: ‘How to make a baby.’

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Me: ‘Who made the pyramids?’

Kid: ‘Aliens. Aliens built pyramids.’

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We can hear my co-teacher yelling loudly at her class next door.

Kid: ‘Sasha angry. BIG angry.’

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