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Unit 3 A taste of English Humour Warming up
Look at the following pictures. Which picture can make you laugh? I want to lose my weight.
Im driving at a high speed.
any mouse I like
facial expression body language mime/farce cross-dressing sketch jokes Do you feel funny? How many kinds of humour do you know about?
HUMOUR MIME AND FARCE NONVERBAL Comedy pantomime funny stories / poemspoems Verbal jokes Cross talk Short sketch
Chinese humors Pantomime Funny plays Cross talk Jokes Doggerel English humors Nonverbal Mime and farce Verbal jokes Funny stories Funny poems
mimeCharlie Chaplin What kind of humour do these pictures show us?
mime Mr Bean is funny because he makes funny faces and acts silly behaviour.,
(funny stories) Mark Twain was the popular and humorous American author. adj.
Two or more speakers make many jokes and funny conversation.
Ma Ji is a well-known artist of crosstalk shows in China. His crosstalk shows always make his audience shout with laughter.
; 1. What day of the week is the best for having fried foods? 2. What month do soldiers hate? Riddle
1. Policeman: You cant park here. Driver: Why cant I ? Policeman: Read the sigh there. Driver: It says, Fine for Parking, so I parked. Enjoy some verbal jokes:
2. Girl : If we marry, will you give me a ring ? Boy: Of course, Whats your telephone number ? 3. Daughter: Auntie kissed me this morning, Mum! Mum: How nice! Did you kiss her back, dear? Daughter: Of course not. I kissed her face.
Customer: Whats that fly( ) doing in my soup? Waiter: Swimming, I think!
1.A big black bug bit a big black dog on his big black nose! 2. Fresh fried fish, Fish fresh fried, Fried fish fresh, Fish fried fresh. 3. While we were walking, we were watching window washers wash Washington's windows with warm washing water. A tongue twister competition
POLICEMAN: Why did you have to break into the same shop three times? THIEF: Well, I stole a dress from that shop but my wife didnt like it. So I had to go back and change it twice! What is a punchline? Find the jokes punchlines. Punchline The words that form the climax of a joke.
TEACHER: You say that john Jones has a cold and cannot come to school today. Who am I speaking to? VOICE: Oh, this is my father. Punchline
Types of humour Typical actors/ writers of English humour Example of Chinese humour nonverbal mime Charlie chaplin Mr Bean verbal jokes, funy stories, funny poems Comedy Mark twain Edward Lear Marx Brothers Pantomine ( ) cross talk (, ) jokes doggerel ( )
Which do you like better: verbal or nonverbal humour Give your reason.
I prefer verbal humor, because it is very funny. I like jokes, it is worthwhile to learn about more expressions. You can choose three or more sentences to express your idea.
1. I prefer ________. 2. Because verbal/nonverbal humor is_____. 3. I like_______. (mime/sketch/jokes…) 4. It makes me ________. 5. It is worthwhile to do/doing… 6. When I enjoy them, I feel ______. 7. I like all of them, because they _____________________ with each other. have a lot in common
humo(u)r n. [u], humourist n. [c] ( ) humorous adj., I like a person who ___________________. Mark Twain was a ___________ author and he was a __________. humorous humorist has a sense of humor Language Points
1. Find more information about English humour and Charlie Chaplin. 2. Remember the language points. Homework