American Jokes Re-telling Jokes from 1. Copy a set of jokes (found below) and then cut them into strips of paper. Copy a table with a column for the jokes' names, heard, and told. Cut these into small rectangles. 2. 3. 4. The joke about the tiger Two men are walking through a forest. “What are you doing?” “I don’t have to run faster than the tiger,” he says. The joke about the genie An Australian is sitting at a bar, and he sees a lamp on a table. The man thinks for a while, then he says, “I want a beer that is never empty.” The genie waves his hand, and a bottle of beer appears on the bar. The man says, “I want two more of those.” The joke about the ugly son There was a man who had four children, all extremely good-looking, except for the youngest one, Craig. The man grew old, and just before he died he asked his wife, “Mary, I have only one question. “Yes, my dear,” replied his wife. The husband smiled. Mary gave a big sigh and said, “Thank god he didn’t ask me about the other three.”
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Vocabulaire anglais - fiches classées par thèmes English Day by Day by Jamie Keddie » The train tunnel joke This short film was directed by Ehsan Amani (Iran). It is titled Sili which seems to be translated as The Slap. Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2) +Learner type: Young learners; Teens; AdultsTime: 30 minutesActivity: Listening; Writing; SpeakingTopic: TransportLanguage: Verbs of thought (wonder, wish, hope, etc)Materials: Video; WorksheetThe train tunnel joke [downloaded 1986 times] Lesson plan outline Tell students that you have a joke for them. There are four people in a train carriage: An attractive girl, an older woman, a young soldier and a colonel. Find out if anyone knows the joke. When all worksheets have been completed, let students compare and share their ideas. Variation During steps 7 – 9, students will realize that neither the woman nor the girl were kissed.
Learning English - Home Sounds English Joke A joke is something spoken, written, or done with humorous intention. Jokes may have many different forms, e.g., a single word or a gesture (considered in a particular context), a question-answer, or a whole short story. The word "joke" has a number of synonyms, including wisecrack, gag, prank, quip, jape and jest. To achieve their end, jokes may employ irony, sarcasm, word play and other devices. Jokes may have a punch line, i.e., an ending to make it humorous. A practical joke or prank differs from a spoken joke in that the major component of the humour is physical rather than verbal (for example placing salt in the sugar bowl). Purpose Jokes are typically for the entertainment of friends and onlookers. Antiquity of jokes Jokes have been a part of human culture since at least 1900 BC. A recent discovery of a document called Philogelos (The Laughter Lover) gives us an insight into ancient humour. Psychology of jokes Jokes in organizations Rules Comic
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