Teacher: Good morning, children! Sit down, please! Let’s start our lesson.
Why are you late, Lisa?
Lisa: Because of the sign.
Teacher: What sign?
Lisa: The one that says, «School Ahead, Go Slowly»
Teacher: Sit down, very bad!
Teacher: Andrew, come to the board, please. Where’s your homework?
Andrew: I couldn’t do it. There was too much noise at home.
Teacher: Noise? All evening? What kind of noise?
Andrew: It was the TV. It was too loud. I couldn’t do my homework.
Teacher: You could have asked them to turn the sound down?
Andrew: No, Miss. There was no one else in the room.
Teacher: Nikita, why is your test score so low?
Nikita: Because of absence.
Teacher: You were absent?
Nikita: No, the girl next to me was.
Teacher: Ann, tell me please, how many seconds in a minute?
Teacher: How many minutes in an hour?
Teacher: Good, the most difficult question, how many seconds in a year?
Teacher: Twelve? Is it right?
Pupil: Yes it is, January 2nd, February 2nd, March 2nd…