The relationship between a teacher and astudent can be either good or bad, helpful or harmful. / Either way, there lationship can affect the student for the rest of his life. / A good teacher-student relationship will make the teacher’s job worthwhile. / A bad relationship can discourage the student from learning / and make teaching an unpleasant task. / In order to have a good teacher-student relationship, /respect between teacher and student is very important. / If the teacher is too strict, he frightens the student. / If the teacher is too friendly, the studentmay become lazy and stop learning hard. / The teacher’s attitude and approach should be in between those two extremes. / As for the student, his proper respect to the teacher must be shown all the time. / He should be eager to learn and willing to work hard. /In conclusion, a good teacher-student relationship can be beneficial to both. / The student absorbs knowledge eagerly and enjoyable, / and the teacher gains satisfaction from his work.