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Allan’s story. Enjoy English (7 класс)

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Allan’s story
“Enjoy English” (7 класс)


Children are human beings and
a teacher should respect them
and never tell lies.


Can teachers tell lies?
Can teachers sometimes tell lies to make
lessons more interesting and exciting?
What tricks should teachers use to
encourage students to learn?
What would you do if your teacher told
your lie to add some magic to his lesson?

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When I’m asked about my best teacher and my worst
teacher I give one and the same name. It’s Mr Leads,
our teacher of History. He was strict but not overstrict.
He didn’t need to be, because all of us liked him and
his lessons very much.
Why were his lessons exciting and

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He was enthusiastic and his lessons were very exciting.
We thought that he knew everything about History
and really there was not any historical fact that he
didn’t know or didn’t remember. Moreover, he spoke
about different historical persons as if they had been
his neighbours, and about different places as if he
himself had lived there. He encouraged us to read a lot
of historical books and to do serious research work.
The most exciting thing about his lessons was his
What is the “treasure” like?

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- a lot of different historical things you could see only in
museums. Fancy, he had a golden mask that had
belonged to one of the pharaohs. He found it when he
was doing some research work in the Pyramids, in
Egypt. He had a diary of the British King Richard II,
and once he brought us a big cup decorated with silver
that had belonged to Alexander the Great, the king of
Macedon, who lived more than two thousand years
- What did he bring different historical
things for?

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We looked forward to every lesson and the greatest
disappointment for us was to miss it because of some
illness. All of us wanted to become researchers in the
Naturally I was crazy about history too, and read a lot on
it. Once in museum catalogue I found a photo of the
cup of Alexander the Great, just the same cup that Mr
Leads had found in Egypt and then brought to one of
our lessons.
What did he think about when he found
the cup of Alexander the Great?

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I could not believe my eyes – one thing could not be in
two different places at the same time. It meant that
Mr Leads's cup was copy!
I studied a lot of catalogues of different museums and
discovered that all his treasures were false – they were
only well made copies. It meant he had been lying to
us all the time. He was a liar, and we believed him and
were crazy about his subject!
What did he do when discovered that all
the historical objects were copies?

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I couldn’t attend his lessons any longer and asked my
parents to allow me to go to another school. I haven’t
seen Mr Leads since then but I will always remember
his magic lessons and his awful lies.
Was Allan right when he changed school?
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