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16 Phrases Every Teacher Is Tired Of Hearing

"Will this be on the test?"

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1. "You're not going to fail me over one assignment, are you?"

Actually, it's all the work you missed the rest of the year that's going to fail you, not just this one test.
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Actually, it's all the work you missed the rest of the year that's going to fail you, not just this one test.

2. "But I wasn't in class when we went over that. I didn't know!"

What did you think would happen if you missed class?
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What did you think would happen if you missed class?

3. "Is this going to be on the test?"

EVERYTHING COULD BE ON THE TEST.
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EVERYTHING COULD BE ON THE TEST.

4. "Will it be an open book test?"

Sure! Once you hand in your test, you can check your book to see what you got wrong.
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Sure! Once you hand in your test, you can check your book to see what you got wrong.

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5. "Can we work in pairs?"

Does it say you can work in pairs? Let's just assume everything is an individual activity unless explicitly stated otherwise.
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Does it say you can work in pairs? Let's just assume everything is an individual activity unless explicitly stated otherwise.

6. "Why don't you show us a movie? It'll add some variety to the class."

Because I'm a teacher. If you wanted to watch Netflix, you could have stayed home.
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Because I'm a teacher. If you wanted to watch Netflix, you could have stayed home.

7. "Do you take attendance every class?"

Turn up to class and find out.
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Turn up to class and find out.

8. "When will we get our test results back?"

When I finish grading them.
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When I finish grading them.

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9. "Will there be class on the holiday?"

Yeah, I'm going to come in on a national holiday despite the fact that campus will be closed to teach a class. Teachers are people too, you know.
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Yeah, I'm going to come in on a national holiday despite the fact that campus will be closed to teach a class. Teachers are people too, you know.

10. "Can we work outside today?"

Why stop there? Let's go do class at the spa today! Or at a baseball game! Or at home in all of our respective beds!
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Why stop there? Let's go do class at the spa today! Or at a baseball game! Or at home in all of our respective beds!

11. "Can I get an extension on my homework?"

Sure, if there was some new law passed overnight that decreed that today is actually tomorrow.
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Sure, if there was some new law passed overnight that decreed that today is actually tomorrow.

12. "You have it out for me. I've never done anything to you but you're failing me in your class."

You're right. I specifically have it out for you. I barely have time to even go to the bathroom, but I've dedicated all my free time to this conspiracy to fail you.
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You're right. I specifically have it out for you. I barely have time to even go to the bathroom, but I've dedicated all my free time to this conspiracy to fail you.

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13. "Those who know, do. Those who don't, teach."

Ah, yes. As a teacher, I don't do anything.
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Ah, yes. As a teacher, I don't do anything.

14. "But why do I need to learn any of this if I'm never going to use it in my life?"

Just to learn it. To be more intelligent. To expand your horizons. To enrich your life. That's why you're here!
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Just to learn it. To be more intelligent. To expand your horizons. To enrich your life. That's why you're here!

15. "Why did you give me that grade?"

Because you deserved it. What did you do to earn that grade?
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Because you deserved it. What did you do to earn that grade?

16. "There are no wrong answers."

Wrong answer.
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Wrong answer.

This post was translated from Portuguese.