Sunday, January 6, 2013

those special moments...

Student: I have to translate MacBeth into English.
Me: Isn't it already written in English?
Student: Fuck you, how 'bout that?

Thursday, December 13, 2012

On a booze run...

Clerk at bodega: You're bleeding.
Me: Oh no, really?
Clerk: yeah, you look so sharp you cut yourself.

Seriously, life is full of delightful surprises and even a late-night booze run after unpacking all day can be fun. Everything can be fun.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

"I'm not asking you to write my paper for me." -Every student who is asking me to write their paper for them.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

domo arigatou mr. roboto

Now I'm tutoring writing and reading online... The stories will be coming back.

Student: Can I ask you something off WAYYYY off topic?
Me: Okay.
Student: I've been using this since 7th grade and are you real people or like roboty things?
Me: I'm a real person. Everyone you talk to is a real person. :)
Student: Good. I'm kinda scared of robots.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Me: What country are you from?
Mac:(15 yrs old): Japan
Me: I've always wanted to visit Japan but I've never been.
Mac: Uh oh. Do not visit Japan.
Me: Why?
Mac: Fukushima!!!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Me: What color is the woman's hair?
Learner: Her hair is brown color.
Me: Yes, her hair is brown. And what is she wearing?
Learner: She dressed like she wants to get raid.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Me: Hello, Nero. It's great to see you again. How are you?
Nero: I am not bad; how are you, teachah?
Me: I'm great, but please call me Charhybdis.
Nero: Okay, teachah.