Different opinions

It's the first day back at school, and Gemma and Jack don't agree about their teachers ...

Instructions

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Transcript

Gemma: Hi Jack!
Jack: Oh, hi Gemma!
Gemma: How was your summer holiday?
Jack: Yeah, good thanks … and yours?
Gemma: Yeah, great! How’s your first day back at school going?
Jack: Oh … OK. Just had French. It was awful. 
Gemma: Oh, yeah? Who’s your teacher?
Jack: Madame Martin.
Gemma: Oh, she’s really good! I like Madame Martin.
Jack: No way! Really? She makes us speak French all the time.
Gemma: Yeah! She’s strict but you learn loads in her classes.
Jack: Hmmm, I see what you mean, but it’s so embarrassing! And I don’t understand her.
Gemma: That’s because she’s speaking French, Jack! And who’s your maths teacher?
Jack: Mr Thomas. He’s my favourite. 
Gemma: Really?! I’ve got Mr Greenwood. He explains everything really well.
Jack: Yeah, Mr Greenwood is OK, but he gives so much homework! I prefer Mr Thomas.
Gemma: OK, well Mr Greenwood’s my favourite.
Jack: OK, let’s agree to disagree. Who have you got for science?
Gemma: Miss McCloud. She’s a brilliant teacher and she’s so nice.
Jack: Yeah, I agree with you there.
Gemma: I can’t believe it! Finally you agree with me!
Jack: Whatever!

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Gemma: Hi Jack!
Jack: Oh, hi Gemma!
Gemma: How was your summer holiday?
Jack: Yeah, good thanks … and y____?
Gemma: Yeah, great! How’s your first day back at school going?
Jack: Oh … OK. Just had French. It was a____. 
Gemma: Oh, yeah? Who’s your teacher?
Jack: Madame Martin.
Gemma: Oh, she’s really good! I like Madame Martin.
Jack: No w__! Really? She m____ us speak French all the t___.
Gemma: Yeah! She’s strict but you learn loads in her classes.
Jack: Hmmm, I s__ what you m___, but it’s so embarrassing! And I d___ understand h__.
Gemma: That’s because she’s speaking French, Jack! And who’s your maths teacher?
Jack: Mr Thomas. He’s m__ favourite. 
Gemma: Really?! I’ve got Mr Greenwood. He explains everything really well.
Jack: Yeah, Mr Greenwood is OK, but he gives s__ m___ homework! I p_____ Mr Thomas.
Gemma: Well, Mr Greenwood’s my favourite.
Jack: OK, let’s agree to d_______. Who have you got for science?
Gemma: Miss McCloud. She’s an amazing teacher and she’s really nice.
Jack: Yeah, I agree w___ y__ there.
Gemma: I can’t believe it! Finally you agree with me!
Jack: Whatever!

Discussion

Who's your favourite teacher? Tell us your opinion and why you like them.

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Submitted by vtrnnhlinh on Mon, 07/30/2018 - 08:39

My favorite is Mr. Thi. He is my Physics teacher. He taught me from 6th to 9th, a long time. He is funny, wise and very kind.
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Submitted by Genius_Girl on Tue, 07/10/2018 - 17:13

My favorite teacher is Aurora. She teaches Music. She was from my old school. She's funny, kind, nice and does not get angry for any situations.

Submitted by risk on Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:17

My favorite teacher is english.
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Submitted by Lenan on Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:00

the video is so good
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Submitted by Ahjeen on Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:37

My favourite teacher is Mr Oxley and Mr Wilkinson!
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