My sister's school report littered with basic spelling and grammar errors Watch

Lord Hysteria
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I saw an 'except' instead of 'accept' and ‘there’ instead of ‘their’ & the teachers thought my sister was a ‘he’ and referred to her by her last name and sometimes first name. :confused: :confused: :confused:

It has become a family joke in our house.
What does that have to say about education?
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that teachers have alot to do and have to rush?
our school reports always seemed to be pretty standard with teachers just pasting pre made lines in. many of us ended up with identical reports :rolleyes:
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Once my entire year got a report saying we'd studied a book called "Of Men and Men"

Typos are tolerable, but misspelllings off basic werds arent.
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Eh not a big deal I had this by my biology teacher:

'If he applies herself...'

I asked her in lesson if she thought I was a heamaphradite (sp) anf left it lol
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I think once in IT a teacher had printed out reports that were exactly the same, only with the names changed.



However it's not just schools...I once had a job rejection letter addressed to a Miss Truered. Oh how my mother laughed...at me #grumble# :p:
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Oups!
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I'm a complete ******* for stuff like this. I'd probably use a red pen to highlight all the errors and send it back to the teacher.
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(Original post by dh00001)
that teachers have alot to do and have to rush?
our school reports always seemed to be pretty standard with teachers just pasting pre made lines in. many of us ended up with identical reports :rolleyes:
My school did that too, reports got much more boring when the school developed a mix n match report computer programme.
You can't even laugh at teachers bad handwriting anymore
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Lord Hysteria
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well I find hypocritical that they are judging a student when they can't even write properly.

It is a joke tbh. The only time they have to put effort to the parents and they **** it up. :congrats:
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You could always do what I do; highlight the errors and send it back. Though many would think that that's a horrid and silly thing to do.
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It possibly says that teachers dont have enough time to do the reports and are put under immense pressure to do them on time.

On the other hand, it obviously states that all teachers are stupid and thus should all be placed in a gas chamber.

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Lord Hysteria
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(Original post by fleur_de_haine)
You could always do what I do; highlight the errors and send it back. Though many would think that that's a horrid and silly thing to do.
No. It isn't.
My mum was going to bin it.
It is all so copy and paste, it has no meaning to the student.
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(Original post by dh00001)
that teachers have alot to do and have to rush?
our school reports always seemed to be pretty standard with teachers just pasting pre made lines in. many of us ended up with identical reports :rolleyes:
That should make no difference to their quality of prose, they're supposed to set an example!
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(Original post by Charlurr)
It possibly says that teachers dont have enough time to do the reports and are put under immense pressure to do them on time.

On the other hand, it obviously states that all teachers are stupid and thus should all be placed in a gas chamber.

Hang Drawn and Quartered, I say
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lol sorry, but it's funny because of the context.
I think the mistakes were intentional.
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Lord Hysteria
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that teachers have alot to do and have to rush?
yeah
shame students can't use that old line
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I think the mistakes were intentional.
Why would anyone do that?? Why waste their time?
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No. It isn't.
My mum was going to bin it.
It is all so copy and paste, it has no meaning to the student.
I've sent a good few back in the past, it's best to let them know so as to avoid them doing it again, and again, and again. I suppose they are hard pressed for time, but I think they ought to make a better effort. That said, 95% of the reports my brothers and I have had have been handwritten.
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(Original post by AnythingButChardonnay)
Once my entire year got a report saying we'd studied a book called "Of Men and Men"

Typos are tolerable, but misspelllings off basic werds arent.
I would say here "bring back grammar school" :p:
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I remember my old reports used to be copied and pasted, we all used to compare who'd got which lines. I once got someone elses totally copied and pasted, the teacher forgot to even change the other person's name to mine. Our school used to make us proof read our own reports and chase up the teachers if they were wrong! People with double-barreled or unusual names usually had the most work :p:

But I agree, they should put more effort into it
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