Unit3 A taste of English Humour. Words preview. humour comedy. n. 幽默；滑稽 n. 喜剧. Warming Up. Enjoy these pictures!. What do you like to laugh at?. Some funny things, such as funny looks, funny acts, funny words and so on. . What does humour mean? Is humour always kind?.
Enjoy these pictures!
Some funny things, such as funny looks, funny acts, funny words and so on.
Humour means the quality in something that makes it funny and makes people laugh or the ability to laugh at things and think that they are funny. Humour is not always kind, some humour can be cruel. It depends on who is joking and who is listening.
Do you know what a punchline is? Read the following jokes and find their punchlines.
THIEF:Well, I stole a dress from that shop but my wife didn’t like it. So I had to go back and change it twice!
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.
The chart below shows you some typical actors or writers of English Humour. Do you enjoy these kinds of humour in China?
of humour in China?
verbal or nonverbal humour?
Give your reasons.