QUOTE(sbhoa @ Jul 27 2005, 06:14 PM)
QUOTE(maggiemay @ Jul 27 2005, 05:00 PM)
played the pieces, and she was being very picky, and picking out very, very, very minor details
I know as a teacher when I'm able to do this that the main job of practising and getting fluent has been done and I can pick up really small points to "fine-tune" the performance
That's one way I use to know if I'm getting on all right... when my teacher starts to be REALLY picky.
Now yes that's true!! I tutor OU students and even if they get 90 odd % in assignments I need to be able to say where the other few marks were. At these times I get picky, and I tell them that too.