“What do you produce as an English teacher?”

Matthew Teutsch
5 min readNov 24, 2020

This is a post I wrote back on February 27, 2018.

A few days ago, someone asked me a question that made me stop and think. The person asked, “What do you produce as an English teacher?” The inquisitor did not posit the question in a derogatory manner; in fact, I firmly believe that the person asking the question wanted to legitimately understand what I do as an English teacher at a…

Matthew Teutsch

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