Friday, February 18, 2011

Expressions used in the classroom

 Classroom Language: The beginning of the lesson  

1. Good morning
         Good morning, everybody.          
         Good afternoon, everybody.
         Hello, everyone.                            
2. How are you?
         How are you today, Tom?            
         How are you getting on?
         How's life?                                    
         How are things with you?
         Are you feeling better today, Bill?
3. Introductions
         My name is Mr./Mrs./Ms Kim. I'm your new English teacher.
         I'll be teaching you English this year.
         I've got five lessons with you each week.
4. Time to begin
         Let's begin our lesson now.          
         Is everybody ready to start?
         I hope you are all ready for your English lesson.
         I think we can start now.              
         Now we can get down to work.
5. Waiting to start
         I'm waiting for you to be quiet.
         We won't start until everyone is quiet.
         Stop talking and be quiet.
         Settle down now so we can start.
6. Put your things away
         Close your books.
         Put your books away.
         Pack your things away.
7. Register
         Who is absent today?
         Who isn't here today?
         What's the matter with today?
         What's wrong with Jim today?
         Why were you absent last Friday?
8. Late
         Where have you been?
         We started ten minutes ago. What have you been doing?
          Did you miss your bus?
          Did you oversleep?
          Don't let it happen again.


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