Friday, February 18, 2011

Expressions used in the classroom

Classroom Language: The end of the lesson

1. Time to stop
         It's almost time to stop.
         I'm afraid it's time to finish now.
         We'll have to stop here.
         There's the bell. It's time to stop.
         That's all for today.
         You can go now.
2. Not time to stop.
         The bell hasn't gone yet.
         There are still two minutes to go.
         We still have a couple of minutes left.
         The lesson doesn't finish till five past.
         Your watch must be fast.
         We seem to have finished early.
         We have an extra five minutes.
         Sit quietly until the bell goes.
3. Wait a minute
         Hang on a moment.
         Just hold on a moment.
         Stay where you are for a moment.
         Just a moment, please.
         One more thing before you goes.
         Back to your places.
4. Next time
         We'll do the rest of this chapter next time.
         We'll finish this exercise next lesson.
         We've run out of time, so we'll continue next lesson.
         We'll continue this chapter next Monday.
5. Homework
         This is your homework for tonight.
         Do exercise 10 on page 23 for your homework.
         Prepare the next chapter for Monday.
         There is no homework tonight.
         Remember your homework.
         Take a worksheet as you leave.
6. Goodbye
         Goodbye, everyone.
         See you again next Wednesday.
         See you tomorrow afternoon.
         See you in room 7 after the break.
         Have a good holiday.
         Enjoy your vacation...
7. Leaving the room
        Get into a queue.
        Form a queue and wait for the bell.
        Everybody outside!
        All of you get outside now!
        Hurry up and get out!
        Try not to make any noise as you leave.
        Be quiet as you leave. Other classes are still working.
        Classroom Language: Simple instructions


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