miércoles, 21 de enero de 2015

Stand-up Comedy with Elon Gold. Different English accents II

Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them

Elon Gold and his stand-up comedy

Elon Gold is an American comedian, television actor , writer and producer. Listen this video about different English accents:

Watch the video and answer the questions:

1.     Where does Elon live?
2.     What does Elon miss about New York?
3.     Why does he mention Ghana?
4.     What does he say about intelligence and accents?
5.     What does smart mean in this context?
6.     Why does he mention the Elephant Man?
7.     What does he say about British accents and the letter T?
8.     How does he himself pronounce the T? (For example the word literally at 0:19)
9.     What does he say about Russian and Israeli accents?
10.  What does he guess the imaginary Israeli person is asking for?

Rate the video from 0 (not at all funny) to 10 (hilarious). 


1. LA
2. The stupid/dumb people's comments
3. It won the World Cup
4. American accent is more stupid than English accent which sounds more intellectual 
5. Intelligent
6. He makes fun of the English accent
7. Sometimes they pronounce and sometimes not
8. Literally
9. They use the letter w
10. They put the letter m

Related reading: 

Relating watching: 24 Accents

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