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The use of humor in the foreign language classroom: Funny and effective?

Manuela Wagner and Eduardo Urios-Aparisi
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The present paper deals with the role of humor in world language teaching and learning. The goal is to enable educators and researchers to address the phenomenon of humor in the world language classroom in its complexity by suggesting a multidisciplinary approach and by introducing a coding scheme for investigating the use of humor in the world language classroom. Finally, we will introduce an ongoing long-term study planned with the proposed design.

Published Online: 2011-09-13
Published in Print: 2011-October

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