World Teachers’ Day

Today is World Teachers’ Day! Can you remember your first teacher?


Here is some vocabulary about a teacher’s responsibilities, would you add anything else?


Mark (exams or homework) = corregir (exámenes o deberes)


Teachers often spend hours marking homework.


Lesson planning = planificación de clases/contenido


Lesson planning is important to make the most of class time.


Parents’ meetings = tutorías con padres


Each term the school has parents’ meetings to talk about the students’ progress.


 Give lessons = dar clases


My uncle is giving me piano lessons.


 Evaluate students = evaluar a los alumnos


It’s important to evaluate students on their class work and not just exams.


 Be a role model = ser un ejemplo a seguir


Children look to teachers as role models.


Nurture = educar / cultivar


How can teachers nurture independent thinking?


Encourage = animar/alentar


My first teacher always encouraged me to try new things.