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teacher's pet

teacher's pet English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Apr 21 2011

Themes: Pets, School

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1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“Seriously? You’re such a teacher’s pet.”

- Ella, after one EXTREME day in class with Jason.

2. Video - Watch the video before learning the definition.

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

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a student who tries too hard to please

2. 使用 - Learn how the slang is used.

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Students always want their teachers to like them. But some go too far, and those are called teacher’s pets.

The teacher’s pet wants to be loved by the teacher above all else. The teacher’s pet isn’t always the best student in the class, but is the one who tries the hardest to please the teacher. The teacher’s pet will bring gifts to the teacher and say nice things to him or her. Of course, these aren’t bad things to do, but the teacher’s pet does them too often and just to get ahead of the rest of the class.

In Amy’s class, Jason is the teacher’s pet. He runs up the stairs and pushes Jeff out of the way in order to open the door for Amy. Then he gets Amy a pizza and beer. He answers all of the questions in class. These are all typical behaviors of a teacher’s pet...taken to the EXTREME!

In a way, the teacher’s pet is dishonest. He or she doesn’t really care about the teacher, only about being liked. For that reason, the teacher’s pet usually isn’t popular with the rest of the students. As you can see, Jeff and Ella get frustrated with Jason. Being a teacher’s pet usually doesn’t work out for very long. When Amy shows up with her dog, Jason gets jealous!

Have you ever met a teacher’s pet?

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“Don’t be such a teacher’s pet. No one will like you if you act like that.”

“Did you see that Jerry brought the teacher a present? He is so the teacher’s pet.”

“When I was young, I wanted my teachers to like me so badly. I was such a teacher’s pet.”

Winner

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

R_P I think it refers to a pupil who has won the teacher's special favor.
作成者 R_P
sofree a good student whose teacher likes him very much
作成者 sofree
cubi1604 A teacher's pet: Someone who tries to win teacher's heart or to please him by doing such good things; A goodie-goodie
作成者 cubi1604
spottyq teacher's favorite student
作成者 spottyq
James Fox a student whom the teacher like very much
作成者 James Fox
laura_re a teacher's favourite student
作成者 laura_re
favorite (teacher's favorite student)
作成者 Bitten by an Arab bug
kiri10 teacher's favorite student
作成者 kiri10
Ali Imran teacher's favorite/one who is favored by the teacher.
作成者 Ali Imran

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hubsszia

Hungary

Extreme lessons are the best! 


A completely crazy man… :)

11:12 AM Feb 10 2016 |

mguel_shagui

Mexico

I known some partners in the highschool acting like that, thanks for sharing was a good work.

05:56 AM Jun 15 2015 |

shaerwan

shaerwan

Syrian Arab Republic

nice slang thanks english baby

02:49 AM May 05 2013 |

Chinnabut

Chinnabut

Thailand

haha:’D i like this lesson.i know one.she acts like that.

09:11 PM Mar 11 2013 |

Mickeywow

Mickeywow

China

like a doggy shaking his tail for making his master happy

03:19 AM Feb 05 2013 |

يوسف

Saudi Arabia

I prefer that there be competition among the students.

08:20 AM Jun 09 2012 |

ethylether

ethylether

China

in China  teacher’s pet means mapijing


Is a derogatory term


haha

04:14 AM Aug 08 2011 |

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zayaminion

Mongolia

it’s kind a like kissing teacher’s butt. funny

04:01 AM Jul 05 2011 |

leobueno

Colombia

That kind of guys are so boring, but I thing it is funny. I have a friend who is a teacher’s pet, he tries to answer to the teacher everytime but he says many nonsenses

02:48 PM Jun 07 2011 |

nelson27

nelson27

Colombia

all the time trying to get a different among the other people with dishonest ways 

05:04 PM May 20 2011 |

xin7

xin7

Chile

hahahah extreme lessons are the best!!! xD

03:48 PM Apr 28 2011 |

qq_baby

qq_babySuper Member!

Taiwan

This is a funny lesson. I know someone who is a teacher's pet, too!

03:27 PM Apr 25 2011 |

javier armando

Peru

teacher´s pet are in love with their teachers! :P

08:39 PM Apr 23 2011 |

Bojana

Bojana

Serbia and Montenegro

I hate teacher's pets! They are so annoying! :)))

06:50 AM Apr 22 2011 |

fummy

Nigeria

“Teacher’s pet” so interesting. Teacher’s pet is being treated in special way

02:17 AM Apr 22 2011 |

hsiu hsiu

hsiu hsiu

Taiwan

i don like teacher's pet , even though i am a teacher.

07:31 PM Apr 21 2011 |

monicazerillo

Argentina

a very annoying person who is always talking about his good deeds and trying to praise teachers, they are usually unbearable

04:33 PM Apr 21 2011 |

astrid20

astrid20

Colombia

someone who is flatterer

04:01 PM Apr 21 2011 |

qq_baby

qq_babySuper Member!

Taiwan

This is a funny lesson!

01:47 PM Apr 21 2011 |

sassie

sassie

Philippines

a student want to be treat very special (apparently special treatment), he/she will do cunning way just to please the teachers and become ahead of the class.

09:14 AM Apr 21 2011 |

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