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Speaking Task: Describe your favorite teacher and explain why he or she inspired you.  Include details and examples.

My favorite teacher was Mrs. Martinson.  She taught me in the third grade when I was only eight years old, and although I was quite young when she was my teacher, she left an indelible impression on me.  It has been many years since I saw Mrs. Martinson, but the thing I remember most fondly about her was the way that she always encouraged me to do my best.  I would sometimes get discouraged, especially during math lessons, but she would never get impatient. She would always come to my desk where I was working and answer my questions in a very kind way. She taught me at a young age the importance of being kind and patient to others.