One of my students invited me to come visit the elementary school down the road with the group of students who she volunteer teaches with. The school had three classrooms, two teachers and about 100 students. I went with three of the university students to the classroom with the older kids and was asked to teach an English lesson because they had nothing prepared. I also did not have a lesson prepared because I was invited to come about three minutes before we left. The elementary students took turns asking me questions in English that were written in their textbooks, “Does she like to drink milk or coffee?” “What is the boy doing in this picture?” “Where is the telephone?” I was very confused by these questions and the students became very confused if I answered with anything other than what the correct answer was in their textbook. The students didn’t understand what they were actually saying. They were just making the sounds that were written in the textbook. 

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