Todd: OK, Tini, you were saying that you enjoy being a student.
Todd: So, I’m a teacher. I have a couple of questions for you.
Todd: First one, what type of teacher do you like?
Tini: What type of teacher? Well, I would prefer a teacher who has like very high standards towards their students, but at the same time, very understanding.
Todd: Well, that’s interesting. So, by high standards, do you mean that they’re very demanding?
Todd: So, you think that the teacher should give difficult assignments and give lots of homework?
Tini: Well, demanding in the sense that probably because they know that the students can do more than, is more able, is able to do more but what they can do right at the moment, and probably in that way the teacher can, how do you say, develop the students more.
Todd: Interesting. OK, so that’s the most important thing is the teacher is somewhat demanding and sets high expectations.
Tini: Well, I like teachers who are demanding but of course, I give very much respect
Todd: Right, so they have empathy and understanding.
Todd: Well, what about qualities you don’t like in a teacher?
Tini: Qualities I don’t like in a teacher? Favorites.
Tini: Favorites. You know, teacher’s pet.
Todd: Right, can you explain teacher’s pet?
Tini: Teacher’s pet is that, you know, sometimes teachers like one student more than the other students, and then so they give like, I don’t know, like more attention to that student, and then they are nicer to that student, or. Yes, sometimes gives better grades. I don’t know.
Todd: Do you think that maybe that’s just human nature, that all teachers have favorites, or do you think some teachers, no matter what, treat everybody equally?
Tini: Well, I think that it also deals with experience, and you know, the period of time you are