Elliot Reed: Copying from the Blackboard
Here Elliot describes struggling to keep up with the teacher.
TranscriptI mean I didn’t like when you had to copy off the blackboard because they were so fast, you try – you do the – you start off writing and then by the time you got to where you want they’ve rubbed it all off and then they’re doing the next, you know, I thought why don’t they give you a chance to catch up?
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