Collins, Ashok; Andre, Benedicte
Humour is a tool that has long been used at all levels in the classroom setting to
engage students and facilitate the learning process. When it comes to foreign
language learning, however, humour is often seen as problematic due to its
inherent link to cultural specificities. The pilot study described in this contribution
aimed to exploit the connection between humour and culture in order to encourage
the questioning of French cultural stereotypes. A series of popular comedy clips
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