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When students are not paying attention... Hello! What is the term used when students are talking in class and the teacher tells them to pay attention? The teacher "draws their attention" (llama su atención)? Or there is no specific term for this situation?
Aug 19, 2018 3:42 AM
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Also, you would say what you said in the question "the teacher tells them to pay attention" This show the teacher has the authority to give a command and the students should obey the teacher
August 19, 2018
"Draws their attention" and also "gets their attention". Both describe the act, and can be used in any situation. I don't know anything used specifically for teachers and students who are talking in class.
August 19, 2018
Draws their attention, is usually used differently. I draw your atention to the fact that there are diffrerences. . Not clear whether you wanta description, or an imperative. Pay attention! Attention! Stop that chatter and listen up. This WILL be in the final exam. . She cunningly brought their attention back to the class by sitting the dog down behind her desk and simply waiting till they noticed the noise. She caught their attention by throwing the chalk at he back wall. It was the bright flash form the experiment that brought their attention beack form social media. . Blocking wifi just made them all resent him as well as fall asleep in his class. Their attention remained elsewhere. Pop quizes at any time, incentivised their paying attention continuously. He called the class to order as he did every day, without any effect more than any other day. Whether it was his whimsical hat or his quiet-spoken nature, he had no need to openly insist in their attention.
August 19, 2018
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