Good news! My Animated English collection* is the Christmas Number One on iTunes U! So to celebrate this momentous achievement, here's a special animated video I made featuring some Christmas cracker jokes.
One of the great British Christmas traditions is Christmas crackers. The Christmas crackers that are used today are short cardboard tubes wrapped in colourful paper. There is normally a cracker next to each plate on the Christmas dinner table. When the crackers are pulled - with a bang! - a colourful party hat, a toy or gift and a festive joke falls out! The party hats look like crowns and it is thought that they symbolise the crowns that might have been worn by the Wise Men. Crackers are famous for their very bad jokes! Read more >>
*The Animated English videos are also available on YouTube, but without the other course materials (transcript, glossary, crossword ...)