Do you like funny stories? • What types of funny stories do you know? • Are these stories short or long? • Does English humour differ from Russian one? Do you have a sense of humour?
The lesson’s goals: • To research English funny stories (their structure and specific features) • To learn how to put the jumbled lines in the right order • To develop our communicative and thinking skills
№1 Phone A teenage girl talked on the phone for about half an hour, and then she hang up. “Wow!” said her father, “That was short. You usually talk for two hours. What happened?” What did the girl reply???
She replied, “Wrong number.”
№ 2 Dog A man walks into a shop and sees a cute little dog. He asks the shopkeeper, “Does your dog bite?” The shopkeeper says, “No, my dog doesn’t bite”. The man tries to pet the dog and the dog bites him. “Ouch!” He says, “I thought you said your dog doesn’t bite!” What does the shopkeeper reply?
He replies, “That’s not my dog!”