Category Archives: Finding Humour in Teaching

How do you spell …?

  Teacher:  How do you spell apple? Miss 4:  A-p-p-l-e! Teacher:  Very good!  How do you spell baby? Mr 5:  B-a-b-y! Teacher:  How do you spell doctor? Mr 6:  D-o-t-o-r! Teacher:  I’m afraid that’s not correct. Mr 6:  I know … Continue reading

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Where is Myanmar?

  Teacher:  Does anybody know where is Myanmar? Miss 12A:  I don’t know. Miss 11:  Me neither. Miss 12B:  Is it in Asia? Mr 12A:  No, it isn’t.  It is in Australia. Mr 12B:  Teacher, I know!  It is a … Continue reading

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Grandmothers

Miss 5:  Teacher, I have two grandmothers! Teacher:  You do?  That’s wonderful!  I have none. Miss 5:  It’s very nice to have grandmothers!  They cook for me, take care of me and love me to bits. Teacher:  Since you have … Continue reading

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I Only Lend It to You and I Want It Back Now!

  I made a pact with Mr 9 last month.  “Give me good handwriting for a month and I’ll give you a prize.  But if you fail to do so, you give me one instead.” I asked him for my … Continue reading

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What are the 7 Continents?

  Teacher:  What are the seven continents of the world? Mr 9A:  Uh? Miss 7:  What’s that? Mr 9B:  What is the meaning of ‘continent’? Miss 8A:  I haven’t learnt it in school. Miss 8B:  Let me think. Miss 13:  … Continue reading

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No, I Don’t Lie. Only to My Grandma.

  Miss 8:   Teacher, what’s the meaning of “bad value”? Teacher:  It’s bad behaviour or something that we shan’t be doing.  For example, lying.  We mustn’t tell lies.  Do you lie? Miss 8:  No, I don’t.  Only to my grandma. … Continue reading

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Where is Switzerland?

  Teacher:  Where is Switzerland? Mr 13A:  In Australia. Mr 13B:  In New Zealand. Miss 14:  In the U.S. Miss 13:  In Greenland? Teacher:  Don’t you learn Geography in school these days? Mr 13B:  Yes but we learn it in … Continue reading

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