French university launches comedy videos to teach English Friday 24 November 2017 PDF Print The videos are part of a set of learning resources for languages PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE French university launches comedy videos to teach English Université Paris-Saclay has created a web-series of humorous sketches for learning English called “Crazy Grammar”. Each episode illustrates typical mistakes made by non-native English speakers by using humour in a situation such as a date or a job interview. They demonstrate that a tiny error in tense, structure, expression, or pronunciation can have unexpected, embarrassing or even disastrous consequences. In the short videos, Krishna Bagadiya, a comedian, film-maker and English teacher, aims to marry humour with grammar à la Monty Python. “When the mouth is open for laughter, it’s easier to stuff in some grammar,” he says. Each video has an option to activate subtitles and is designed to improve communication skills. Université Paris-Saclay places a high priority on language learning, multilingualism and interculturality. The videos are part of a set of learning resources for languages, 14 of which are taught on the insitution’s various campuses. The first video, called "The Candidate", follows a job interview where the accent becomes the focus, rather than the candidate’s skills. You can view the video here: https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/foreign-language-a... /ENDS For more information, please contact Stephanie Mullins at BlueSky PR on email@example.com or call +44 (0)1582 790 706. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of BlueSky Public Relations Ltd in the following categories: Leisure & Hobbies, Consumer Technology, Education & Human Resources, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.