First day at school

Students walking into school

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Preparation

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Transcript

Tania: Hi. I'm Tania. What's your name?

Jing: Hello. My name's Jing.

Tania: Nice to meet you, Jing. What class are you in?

Jing: I'm in class 1B. And you?

Tania: Me too. I'm in Class 1B too.

Jing: Who's our teacher?

Tania: Mr Smith.

Jing: And where's our classroom?

Tania: This way. Come with me.

Jing: OK. Great.

Discussion

Do you like school? Why or why not?

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Comments

Submitted by adham.elsum on Tue, 02/20/2024 - 09:27

Yes, I do because I meet my friends there.

Submitted by Talok12 on Mon, 12/11/2023 - 16:13

So so, I like school because I like learning but I hate homeworks

Submitted by Engeveryjoy on Tue, 11/21/2023 - 14:32

I like my school because I learn new things and meet my friends.
Also, I like my teachers and there are tasty buns in our school.

Submitted by thi_2008luu on Tue, 11/21/2023 - 14:04

I really like my classmates. They are really good. They are behaving really nice. I love my school a lot.

Submitted by yılportmtal on Fri, 10/06/2023 - 10:45

l like school because l like teachers and my friends. My school is beautiful and clean. We have got a great see view. Finally i love my school.

Submitted by rahma88 on Wed, 09/20/2023 - 09:42

I don,t like school because I don,t like my teachers

Submitted by docelimão10 on Wed, 09/06/2023 - 23:51

i don't not, for me is a chose normal

Submitted by O_Liza on Thu, 08/24/2023 - 09:41

To tell the truth, I don't like my scholl becuse I get tired very quickly. Besides, I'm very lazy, unfourtanetely.

Submitted by catpuccinoxi on Thu, 06/29/2023 - 20:12

I like school because I enjoy learning new things and spend time with my classmates

Submitted by Hazel_1704 on Fri, 06/02/2023 - 00:13

I like school very much, even though sometimes it is hard, I like to learn.
and being with my friends

Submitted by fogus on Tue, 05/23/2023 - 08:26

I like learning at home then going to school to morning everyday

Submitted by Jatsada Latcharee on Tue, 05/23/2023 - 08:25

my teacher a very good teacher

Submitted by Thanaphon on Tue, 05/23/2023 - 08:24

I don't like my school because it doesn't have freedom.

Submitted by sa_si on Tue, 05/23/2023 - 08:24

I like school because it is a place where I can meet my friends.

Submitted by jirawat sandkaew on Tue, 05/23/2023 - 08:22

I don't like my school so much. In my country education are very hard. And the teachers are not very good.
#come with me

Submitted by KruJew on Tue, 05/23/2023 - 08:22

I like school because I can learn and study many new things, and I can have new friends new teachers. I really enjoy going to school >>>LET'S GO!

Submitted by JerryT on Sun, 03/05/2023 - 23:52

I like school because it is a way to learn new things and to make new friends.

Submitted by haidar15 on Mon, 12/12/2022 - 07:42

Not really like it, because I just have one of friend, but I like study hard, my parent teach me for study hard.
Thank you

Submitted by a01732025 on Tue, 10/25/2022 - 00:11

I Like this pague with It, I am going to learn more English

Submitted by matchalatte on Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:42

Yes I do like school if the school subject that day is my favorite

Submitted by ingleseBZnullo on Fri, 09/02/2022 - 09:44

i like school there are my friends

Submitted by SK0272ingles on Wed, 08/17/2022 - 01:08

I don't like because I like work for more money
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Submitted by KenanRG11 on Sun, 08/14/2022 - 16:01

I like school sometimes but i dont like exams

Submitted by AliEsp on Sat, 08/13/2022 - 16:08

Yes, I like school because I like learning something new.

Submitted by fmchancosic on Fri, 08/12/2022 - 16:13

Yes, I do. I like my school. Because, it's very beatiful, big and has modern structure.

Submitted by ahgima099 on Thu, 08/11/2022 - 06:17

I like school because I love having with my friends. And I am so happy at school.

Submitted by Tami1210 on Wed, 08/10/2022 - 04:17

Yes, I really like going to school because I really enjoy being with my friends and learning new things.

Submitted by Wintos on Thu, 07/07/2022 - 17:22

I like to learn, especially Math and English, so I like school.

Submitted by Fadikly on Thu, 06/02/2022 - 17:19

in my opinion i like go to school because i’m really hang out my friends so much. its very good

Submitted by goksu on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 08:00

I don't think I like it, but I don't think I hate it, I stay neutral

Submitted by Edaa on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 07:52

I can't find a reason not to like my school we have so much fun.

Submitted by rainyhappy on Mon, 12/06/2021 - 21:52

I don't like going school. It's so boring and teachers are not nice.

Submitted by Fenic on Mon, 10/11/2021 - 04:53

I like school because I can get new friends.

Submitted by english_learners on Fri, 09/17/2021 - 16:17

I like school because I meet with my friends.
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Fri, 07/23/2021 - 15:17

I sometimes like school. It is often boring. But yesterday we watched two films, and that was great! Today we had an picnic near our school on a playground. We had no school. My teachers are funny and kind but some teachers are not friendly and they are boring. I don‘t like school, because I don‘t like learning. But I think, school is good too, because I can meet my friends and we learn something new and interesting.

Submitted by olivier.132522 on Wed, 07/05/2023 - 15:22

hi youre right
school is not always fun but i got bullied somethimes and i hate that

youre making me always happy with comments :)

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Submitted by Ammar on Thu, 07/22/2021 - 20:00

I like school

Submitted by english_learners on Fri, 09/17/2021 - 16:13

Me too.

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Submitted by hermione123 on Thu, 07/15/2021 - 07:44

i don't think i really like it, but i don't hate it either. i'm just staying neutral, i guess. some things are good others are just okay.
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Submitted by fanny on Tue, 07/13/2021 - 00:10

Yes i do. Because I learn a lot of things and it helps me to improve my confidence on me
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Submitted by Elsa on Thu, 06/24/2021 - 13:19

I love my school because where I have a lot of friends and I love them. We had a great time in school. Now we can't go to school because military occupied our schools and no more safe for us. I pray everyday to end this nightmare very soon.

Submitted by LRan on Fri, 01/21/2022 - 15:10

Oh, maybe I'm writting it late. But where do you live? It's really terrible.

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Submitted by Elsa on Fri, 08/05/2022 - 07:39

No, it's ok. I live in Myanmar, which is a country in Southeast Asia. I suppose you might know about it through the news. However, the situation in my country is much worse than in the news. Anyway, thank you for your reply. I'm glad to know that someone wants to know about my country.

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Submitted by polarbear on Tue, 06/08/2021 - 15:36

i like the school. i miss the school 'cause in my country, we're still in quarantine, thats make me feel sad
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Submitted by MuradYT on Fri, 06/04/2021 - 10:02

I like school !!!

Submitted by GGO_Toxic on Mon, 03/01/2021 - 19:06

I like school a lot because it's fun and our teachers are good and teach in a good way. School is also important because it can decide my future.

Submitted by Jahc on Tue, 02/09/2021 - 00:23

i like much the school because i have many friends there are

Submitted by nimdini on Sat, 11/28/2020 - 08:58

I have a big beautiful school with lovely teachers and funny friends. That's why I really like my school a lot.
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