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I think you have this question in mind, but this rule is not related now. 先生 is higher than the speaker, the speaker has to respect 先生, and that's all. The speaker is not speaking on behalf of his/her teacher or school. Pretty simply, Sentence 1 uses 尊敬語 because the subject is 先生, whereas Sentence 2 uses 謙譲語 because the subject is 私. Note that くださる is the ...

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