Teaching ESL Students Using Humor & Jokes

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How can humor help the ESL teacher/student relationship?

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1. What is one way an ESL teacher can deflect attention from a student who is becoming panicked, confused or embarrassed?

2. Why is it best to avoid obscure humor in an ESL classroom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Thanks to the quiz and worksheet, you can check your understanding of the process of teaching ESL students using humor and jokes. How humor helps the ESL student/teacher relationship and why it's best to avoid obscure humor in an ESL classroom are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz anytime to assess your knowledge of:

  • When humor and jokes should be avoided in an ESL classroom
  • Types of jokes that are most suitable for an ESL classroom
  • How humor can help the ESL teacher/student relationship

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how an ESL teacher can deflect attention from a student who's becoming panicked
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on teaching ESL students using humor and jokes
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why it's best to avoid obscure humor in an ESL classroom and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Gain more insights into these teaching strategies by making it through the lesson titled Teaching ESL Students Using Humor & Jokes. This lesson guides you in the following ways:

  • Determine why using humor in the classroom can sometimes be tricky
  • Review examples of teachers making unexpected jokes
  • Examine the effects of humor on ESL students
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