Arriving late to class

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Student 1: Sorry. Sorry, excuse me. I'm just … just coming to sit over here. Phew. Hey. How's it going? So, what have I missed?

Student 2: Nothing. He just started around five minutes ago.

Student 1: Did he say anything about the mid-term?

Student 2: What?

Student 1: About the mid-term tests. Did he say anything about when he was going to hand them back?

Student 2: He's almost finished marking them, he said. We get them next Tuesday.

Student 1: I'm sorry, I didn't catch that. When do we get them?

Student 2: Tuesday. Next Tuesday.

Student 1: OK. Got it. Sorry. What page are we meant to be on?

Student 2: Page 34.

Student 1: Page … 34. Oh, wait. I don't have my textbook. Can I … share with you? Wow. This is hard stuff.

Student 2: Mmm.

Student 1: What does SEO mean?

Student 2: What?

Student 1: SEO. This is all about SEO but he hasn't said what it means.

Student 2: Search engine optimisation. How to appear on internet searches.

Student 1: Internet searches. Right. Right. OK.

Student 2: He said what it meant.

Student 1: What?

Student 2: He explained it before you got here.

Student 1: Oh. Right. OK.

Student 2: Can you be quiet? I'm trying to listen to the lecture.

Student 1: So am I. Sorry. Sorry, one more question. What does this have to do with the American Revolution?

Student 2: What?

Student 1: I don't get it. Why is he talking about search engines in a course on the American Revolution?

Student 2: What are you talking about? This is a class on software engineering.

Student 1: You mean, it's not Early American History?

Student 2: You're in the wrong class.

Student 1: Oh, wow. Now it all makes sense. I'm so sorry.

Student 2: It's fine. 

Student 1: Here, I'll just … excuse me. I'm in the wrong class. Excuse me. Thanks. Sorry.  

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I follow the excited rolls if I do not understand something in the classroom. If it is ok to raise my hand and ask , so it is ok , I will do it . If I have to write down a note till the end of the class , so it is fine.
When i dont comprehend lesson in class, id like to raise my hand in order to ask my question but i prefer to wait and listen carefully to the ideas and extra explanations about the lesson topic which are offered during the question and answer process of learning then at the end, if the confuson is still going on .. i will ask my teacher to clear and explain me the point and might repeat the tips.
What I do when I don't understand what's the teacher talking about is,firstly I try to figure it out accord to my notes. Usually our teacher give us the class agenda at the beginning of the term time so that we can review some topics to get ready to learn it in the class, if i don't get it just ask one of my classmates.
When you don't understand something in class, what do you do? First I tried to read my textbook again to understand, or if not then I asked my classmates. Even that didn't comprehend me, then I raised my hand to ask the questions to my teachers until I get something.
Actually when I missed something I ask my teacher about at the end of the class, sometimes there are things that I missed them but I can got then and understand during the class It was very nice audio
Hi ,firstly thank u British council.I want to speak English fluently like native Britishers . I love this language. I hope it will be comes true my dream.

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It feels really good when your teacher explains terms in detail about which you don't have any or few information before asking the question yourself. But obviously most of the time we have to search it by ourselves after we study the topic again
when I am confused about my understanding on every classes,i prefer not to ask any question,instead i search it by myself after class and if i do't realize it even after my attempts,I will ask it on the next class!
I ask the correct answer as soon as I can. It´s very important for learning anything in class.
I think it is normal with a new topic. Sometimes, I was ask the teacher to clear the confusions and most of the time I thoroughly study the topic and clear my confusions.
i start to raise my hand and question the teacher or give my opinion when he asks of what i think if i am wrong the teacher says something to correct me then i learn through the mistake i made.