Sometimes a student may not know how to do an exercise, for example a drill, in his textbook or course-book. And either he leaves the exercise in blank or asks his teacher for help.
This latter person should tell the student to not give up that soon.
We as teachers should educate students in a climax of effort. Giving up an exercise is rather dull.
Come on, suggest the student to read the instructions as much as he needs to understand what and how to do, with a dictionary in his hand.
Understanding an activity means to have covered half the pathway. Let him know this. / Photo from: many-people-in-mexico-work-as-construction-worker-n5-mexico-mexico tripwow tridapvisor com