Keep the noise down (please)
One point to the person/ team who can do it/ say it most quietly
(Everyone) fingers on your lips (and be quiet)
What does this gesture/ sign mean (in English)?
The next person to speak has to...
Move your chairs quietly please
The class next door can hear you
Mr/ Ms... is going to complain about the noise again
Touch it with one finger, not your whole hand
Move your desks apart so that they don’t bang into each other
Why do I have my fingers in my ears?
Stop talking please
(Be) quiet please
Why are you talking?
I’m waiting for everyone to be quiet
Could you please not talk when I’m talking? / What do you do while the teacher is talking?/
Speaking while the teacher is talking is rude, isn’t it?
(Put your) hands up (if you want to speak)
Don’t shout out! / One at a time please
Good. One more time, but (even more) quietly
Please stand up and tell everyone what you were saying/ laughing about
What was that noise?
Was that you I heard...ing?
Did I hear...?
What does shhh mean?
Stop tapping your fingers/ pen (please)
Please read silently
It’s quiet time
What does this sign mean? (pointing to a sign on the wall showing a finger on lips or a red cross
over someone shouting)
That hurts my ears
Make sure the other teams can’t hear you/ If the other team can hear you they will...
Whisper the answer (to me/ your partner)
What’s the rule about talking during tests/ story time/ handwriting practice?