We English language teachers should be close to our students and at their disposal, shouldn’t we? Our students should find and encounter an accessible person, whom they can ask after the class for example.
The teacher, any teacher, of any school subject cannot be a glacial person, whom you may admire but not imitate and accede to.
This doesn’t prevent from the teacher setting a good example, on the other extreme. And neither does this mean he shouldn’t try to make up and create a nice but serious atmosphere for working. We teachers should be human and humane! / Photo from: kindergarden-teacher www intelliware com